Jamaican authors Pamela Mordecai and Kellie Magnus will be participating in this book festival in Brooklyn, New York on June 6th. Pamela Mordecai will be reading from her new book, Red Jacket. About Red Jacket Available: February 28, 2015 TAP Book (Distributed by Dundurn) 9781459729407 “Growing up on the Caribbean
In a move to further stimulate and develop Jamaica’s literary landscape, The Jamaican Writers Society (JaWS) have collaborated with the Jamaican Copyright Licensing Agency (JAMCOPY) to present the Lignum Vitae Writing Awards. Aimed at becoming Jamaica’s premier literary award, the Lignum Vitae Writing Awards will promote and celebrate new Jamaican
Esther Figueroa’s Jamaica launch of her environmental novel Limbo will be on Sunday, April 6, 11:00AM at UWI Mona at Neville Hall Auditorium (N1), sponsored by the Department of Literatures in English. Prof. Carolyn Cooper with be giving the launch talk and the author will be reading from Limbo and signing
Listen here. Listen to Jamaican author Darren Hogarth talk about his new novel “Whatever Sticks Most” in which he gives a male perspective on love, spirituality and the importance of balance. Darren Hogarth started his career as a mechanical engineer, holding various different roles within the automotive industry in Canada for over
Dr. Susan Lowe has just put out a book entitled SHUB DOWN & SMALL-UP YUSELF! DIARIES OF JAMAICA BY BUS about her adventures on Jamaica’s buses. It’s now available on Amazon as a kindle e-book and can be downloaded from this link: Shub Down on Amazon. I haven’t read it yet but
Here’s a really interesting article on one of Jamaica’s outstanding authors, Lorna Goodison, about her new work, By Love Possessed, writing, life in Toronto, and on painting being one of her first loves… Read more at the National Post .
The Independent VoYces Literary Fair is Jamaica’s latest addition to the literary calendar and will be held on Sunday, November 7, 2010 at Strawberry Fields Together, Robin’s Bay in St. Mary. The Fair is aimed mainly at promoting self-published and new authors.