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Two Seasons Talking Trees 2019 Reader: Khadijah Chin

Khadijah D. Chin is a lover of all things language. She is fascinated by foreign language and claims to have learned everything she knows about English from studying Spanish, French, Jamaican Creole and Mandarin Chinese. She has been writing poetry … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees 2019 Reader: A-dZiko Simba Gegele

Of Jamaican and Nigerian parentage, A-dZiko Simba Gegele has been recognized as “a dynamic force on the Jamaican spoken word stage. Her musicality, rhythms, tones and vocal range make her a riveting reader, conjuring the people and places of her … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2019

Saturday, May 25, 2019 On the grounds of Two Seasons Guest House Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica Presented in association with the Department of Literatures in English, The University of the West Indies, Mona and the Gloria Lyn Memorial Fund … Continue reading

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Poet Laureate of Jamaica Young Writer’s Prize for Poetry

From: https://nlj.gov.jm/poetryprize/ The National Library of Jamaica is proud to announce the second cycle of the Poet Laureate of Jamaica Young Writer’s Prize for Poetry.  The winner of the prize will receive $1,000 US dollars, as well as an invitation to participate … Continue reading

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The Edward Baugh Prize for Poetry

Named for Poet and Professor Emeritus of English at the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies (The UWI), The Edward Baugh Prize for Poetry is one of four prizes being awarded on March 21, 2019 – World … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta – Reader, Alecia McKenzie

Alecia McKenzie is a Jamaican writer and journalist currently based in Paris. She attended Alpha Academy in Kingston, where she started writing, with her poems being published in the local newspapers, The Gleaner and The Star. She holds a B.A. … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees, May 25, 2019 – Update

    Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica Saturday, May 25, 2019 Presented in association with the Department of Literatures in English, The UWI, Mona and the Gloria Lyn Memorial Fund (GLMF)    

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Save the date – Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2019

Two Seasons Guest House is once again partnering with the Department of Literatures in English at The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Mona Campus, and the Gloria Lyn Memorial Fund to stage Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta, … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees 2017 reader – Mutabaruka

Mutabaruka Mutabaruka, dub poet, musician, actor, educator, and talk-show host. In recognition of his cultural contributions in 2016 he was awarded the Order of Distinction, Commander Class  

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Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2017 reader – Francina Cousins

Francina Cousins lives in Ewarton, St. Catherine where she was born. She recently graduated from The University of the West Indies (The UWI) with a first class honors degree in Literatures in English. While at The UWI she served in … Continue reading

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