Monthly Archives: January 2012

Talking Trees 2012 reader – fabian thomas

fabian thomas (it’s not a typographical error – he writes his name in lower case) is a theatre practitioner, writer and, through Sankofa Arts and Facilitation, a trainer and communications consultant. He attended Calabar High School. thomas is a Calabash Writers … Continue reading

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Talking Trees 2012 reader – Kalilah Enriquez

   Kalilah Enriquez is a Belizean writer, poet and journalist.  She is an active participant in the poetry scene and is a regular at Se Supm poetry night at Village Café, (Village Blues Bar) in Kingston. She has authored … Continue reading

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Talking Trees 2012 panelist – Sharon Martini

Sharon Martini is publisher, author and illustrator of “Dotty Beetle Books – Little Picture Books Big In Joy And Colorful Characters! For all of humanity’s children.” She says that her aim with Dotty Beetle Books is to write and illustrate … Continue reading

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Talking Trees 2012 – Shane Drummers

Photo: www.treasurebeach.net/ The Shane Drummers, twin brothers – Oshane and Roshane – from Treasure Beach, who have been honing their drumming skills from “dem eye deh ah dem knee”.

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Talking Trees 2012 panel moderator – Suzanne Francis-Brown

Suzanne Francis-Brown is a historian and communications professional. Her PhD in History from the University of the West Indies, Mona built on a MA Heritage Studies from the same institution, where she has also worked on heritage-related projects. A past … Continue reading

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Talking Trees 2012 reader – Melanie Schwapp

Melanie Schwapp was born in Kingston, Jamaica. She was educated at the University of South Carolina where she majored in Mass Communications. She lives in Kingston, Jamaica with her husband and three children. She considers writing her second nature, the … Continue reading

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Talking Trees 2015 reader – Easton Lee

Easton Lee is a well known playwright and poet whose work has been published in Jamaica since the 1960s. His play, The Rope and the Cross, is still staged in Churches during the Easter season. Lee was born in Wait-a-bit, … Continue reading

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Talking Trees 2012 panelist – Diane Browne

Diane Browne specializes in writing for children who are at the primary age levels. Her work was published in the Cricket World Cup 2007 children’s book series Get Caught. Browne’s most recent publication, Island Princess in Brooklyn, is for the … Continue reading

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Talking Trees 2012 reader – Christine Craig

Christine Craig is a well known Jamaican short story writer and poet who also writes children’s fiction. She has written several non fiction publications and training manuals on feminist and health issues. Her short stories and poems have been published … Continue reading

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Talking Trees 2012 folklorist – Fern Verona Falconer Luecke

  Fern Luecke was born the 11th child into a family of 12 to Cornelius and Margaret Falconer in the tiny rural district of Queensbury, nestled in the breathtaking hills of St. Elizabeth, Jamaica.  She attended Holmwood Technical High School … Continue reading

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