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Jamaican writers

Karin Wilson Edmonds

I’ve published my first story on Medium. This has taken some courage but I’m pushing out of my comfort zone! Please have a read and let me know what you think! How I Said Goodbye To My Chubby Inner Child Pretty much all my adult life I’ve wanted to lose

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Jamaican film

Twenty years ago, when a schoolboy named Omaall Wright followed an instinct that led him to become a founding member of the Area Youth Foundation, he was already a Jamaica Festival prize-winning poet and performer and in 2001 co-wrote the runner up Festival Song “Feel di Breeze”. He was co-creator

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Huge congrats to Marlon James who has become the first Jamaican writer to win the Man Booker prize.   A Brief History of Seven Killings is Marlon James’ fictional account of an attempt on Bob Marley’s life, described as brimming “with shocking gang violence, swearing, graphic sex, drug crime but also, said

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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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