Renown Jamaican author, Pamela Mordecai will be reading from her collection of poetry, Subversive Sonnets, this Saturday at 2pm at Bookland, 53 Knutsford Blvd. Ms. Mordecai hasn’t read in Jamaica since 2001! See Subversive Sonnets for an interview with Pamela Mordecai.
YardEdge talks to Pamela Mordecai about her latest collection of poems, Subversive Sonnets. YE: Tell us about your new book, Subversive Sonnets. PCM: It’s a collection of poetry, my fifth and the most challenging to write. It’s been long in the making. My books are usually about five years apart,
Jamaican author and poet, Pamela Mordecai launches her fifth collection of poems entitled Subversive Sonnets on Thursday, September 20th, 6:30-8:30pm at Beit Zatoun House, 612 Markham Street, Toronto (Bathurst Station, beside Honest Eds). Admission is free; there will be a reading, book signing and light refreshments. About Subversive Sonnets: These
Thanks to Helen MacMillan for this contribution to YardEdge in honour of Jamaica 50! Helen describes it as “a poem in honor of celebrating Jamaica’s 50th year of Independence and my 50th birthday.” Helen is a Professional Life Coach, a licensed physical therapist, a certified yoga instructor, reflexologist, a Heal
On Tuesday June 21 at 6pm, Bookophilia is hosting celebrated poet and author, Jacqueline Bishop, as she reads from her collection of poems Snapshots from Istanbul, and her novel The River’s Song. Ms. Bishop was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica, before going to the United States to attend college —