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Happening on the Edge 2015Poetry

The Department of Literatures in English invites us to a Poetry Clash!

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Jamaican Writers

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.  

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  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,

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Poetry

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

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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

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Books

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 —

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