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Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2019 Reader: Dr. Michael Bucknor

Dr. Michael Bucknor is a senior lecturer in the Department of Literatures in English (DLIE) and Public Orator of the Mona Campus at The University of the West Indies (The UWI). A former head of the DLIE, he is a … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees 2019 Reader: Tanya Batson-Savage

Tanya Batson-Savage loves mangoes and stories and stories about mangoes. She has written for the page, stage, screen and radio (and one day she will write a story about a mango). Her love of stories grew while she was seated … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees 2019 Reader: Mervyn Morris

Professor Mervyn Morris (OM), was appointed Jamaica’s first Poet Laureate since independence, serving from 2014-2017. He is Professor Emeritus of Creative Writing and West Indian Literature of The University of the West Indies, where he worked from 1966 until his … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees 2019 Reader – Curdella Forbes

Curdella Forbes is a Jamaican fiction writer who lives in Maryland, USA and teaches at Howard University. Her latest novel, A Tall History of Sugar, will be published by Akashic Books  (USA) and Canongate (UK) in October 2019. It is also … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees 2019 – Play – It’s raining

It’s Raining is a short play, written by French playwright, Sophie Aguille, translated and directed by Pierre Lemaire (left), who is the Artistic Director of Jamaica Alternative Theatre and former Dean and current Assistant Director, School of Drama at the Edna … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2019 – Reader: Sharma Taylor

A lawyer by profession, a writer by passion, Sharma has been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize (2018) by the Commonwealth Foundation in the UK and is a finalist in the 2019 Johnson and Amoy Achong Caribbean Writers Prize … Continue reading

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Programme

Literature: Yesterday, today, and tomorrow 10:00 Fiesta Entrée: Welcome – Rachel Mosely-Wood, Head, Department of Literatures in English, The University of the West Indies, Mona 10:05 Gloria Lyn Memorial Fund 10:30 V. S. Naipaul (Read by Mervyn Morris) Garfield Ellis … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees Booth Rental Form

Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta (www.2seasonsguesthouse.com/blog), takes place on Saturday, May 25, 2017 in Treasure Beach, from 10a.m to 5p.m. There is no cover charge for entry. A limited number of booths will be available for rental. 10’x10’ tent, … Continue reading

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Poetry Workshop Registration Form

(Please print, complete and return by email to: info@2seasonsguesthouse.com) Name: Prof. Dr. Mr. Ms._____________________________________________                                                      … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees 2019 Reader: Delroy McGregor

Delroy McGregor knew he had a passion for reading from an early age. His love for writing came from his older brother who would tell him comedy skits and Duppy stories from a notebook. He knew then that he was … Continue reading

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