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 (GLMF)

Literature: Yesterday, today and tomorrow Programme

MC: Fabian Thomas

Readers: Alecia McKenzieLorna GoodisonCurdella ForbesBrandon WintA-dZiko Simba Gegele Sharma TaylorMarguerite Orane

Readings of the works of: V. S. Naipaul (read by Mervyn Morris) • Garfield Ellis (read by Michael Bucknor) • Hazel Campbell (read by Tanya Batson-Savage) • Andrea Levy (read by [to be announced])

Young writers – winners of competitions:

Poet Laureate of Jamaica Prgramme 2019, Young Writer’s Prize, Khadijah D. Chin, and Eddie Baugh PrizeDelroy McGregor

GLMF Literary Competition  • The UWI, School of Education, Mona, Talk the Poem Recitation Competition

10 minute play, It’s raining

Open Mic

Music by Mad Yardies

Children’s programme

sponsored by Jamaica Cultural Enterprises

Co-ordinated by Sisenia Moxam-Nelson


Booths available for rental. Please download and complete the form and return to


Get on the Bus!

Same-day return bus service, Kingston-Treasure Beach-Kingston, chartered from Knutsford Express, 18 Dominica Drive, New Kingston. Depart Kingston 6:15 a.m. Depart Treasure Beach 5 p.m.

Tickets: $3,700; Seniors (65+)$3,500 available at the University Bookshop, Mona, or telephone 876-3406068

The University Bookshop will be on-site at Two Seasons Guest House on May 25. ________________________________________________________

Sunday, May 26 , 2019 @ Two Seasons Guest House

Poetry Workshop with Poet Laureate,  Lorna Goodison


Maximum number: 20 •

Contribution: JA$5,500

Registration form


Thanks to our sponsors:

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