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9. December 2014

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The Merchant of Feathers by Tanya Shirley

Tanya Shirley recently released her second poetry collection, The Merchant of Feathers. This second collection of poems confirms why Tanya Shirley is so much in demand for readings. The stories she tells have their finger on the pulse of contemporary Jamaica in all its exuberance and brokenness. She tells these stories with a winning mixture [...]

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14. October 2014

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Jamaican Writer Alecia McKenzie for New York Reading – October 18, 2014

Jamaican writer and two-time Commonwealth literary prize winner, Alecia McKenzie (author of Sweetheart and Stories From Yard), will participate in a Book-Art-Photo event with an acclaimed group of international writers and artists in New York on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, from 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm. The event takes place at the New York Foundation for [...]

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30. September 2014

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Tony Williamson – The Courage to Conquer: 9 Inspiring Strategies to Be Bold, Overcome Obstacles & Forge Your Fantastic Future!

Tony Williamson, an inductee in “The Hall of Fame” of the elite Caribbean Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors and member of the “Million Dollar Roundtable,” launched his latest book in December 2013. The book, “The Courage to Conquer: 9 Inspiring Strategies to Be Bold, Overcome Obstacles & Forge Your Fantastic Future!” provides the motivation [...]

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5. August 2014

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Auntie Roachy Festival 2014

Happening TODAY (August 5) at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre – the 2014 Auntie Roachy Festival! Literary activities include a lunch time book stew featuring contemporary Jamaican writers, open mic and poetry slam competition, tribute to Professor Edward Baugh, tribute to Miss Lou, JCDC creative writing showcase, story telling, dramatic readings and showing of short [...]

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21. June 2014

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Cordelia Finds Fame and Fortune

Diane Browne’s new e-book: Cordelia is little girl, who is being teased because she has red hair and is therefore unlike the other children in her village. The children sing a folksong that bears Cordelia’s name, which only adds to the pain of the teasing. She runs away to find her fame and fortune (like [...]

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8. June 2014

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Submissions for 2nd Round of Burt Award for Caribbean Literature 2014

Submissions are now being accepted for the second round of the Burt Award for Caribbean Literature, until October 24th, 2014. Established by CODE with the generous support of Canadian philanthropist William (Bill) Burt and the Literary Prizes Foundation, in partnership with Bocas Lit Fest, the Burt Award for Caribbean Literature is an annual Award given [...]

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