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Velma Pollard

BooksHappening on the Edge 2011

On Sunday morning, Dr. Velma Pollard’s new collection of short prose, Considering Woman I & II was launched to a large appreciative audience at the UWI. Now retired, Velma Pollard is a former Dean of the Faculty of Education. She has published several collections of poetry, including Crown Point and Other poems

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Books

    The Department of Literatures in English will host the launch of Considering Woman 1 & 2, a collection of short prose by Velma Pollard on Sunday, April 17 at 11:00am at the Multifunctional Room, Main Library, UWI. The guest speaker is Dr. Elizabeth “Betty” Wilson. Published by Peepal

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Unfortunately I wasn’t able to go to Calabash this year, but from all accounts it seems to be going well.  For a good recap see Active Voice’s post below… “Bad Words” at Calabash 09 For more on Velma Pollard, see  YardEdge talks to Dr. Velma Pollard about her new book

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InterviewsPoetry

Jamaican poet, Dr. Velma Pollard along with Earl McKenzie are launching two books of poetry on Sunday, November 23 at the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts at 11 am.   Earl McKenzie is launching Almond Leaf and Velma Pollard, Leaving Traces, both published by Peepal Tree Press this year. 

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