MC: Gwyneth Harold-Davidson
9:00 Recorded talk – a mix of the spoken word and music
10:00 Fiesta Entrée – Monique Morrison, Melanie Schwapp, Easton Lee,
10:45 JAMCOPY speaks
11:00 Panel discussion – Writing for children. Panelists: Diane Browne, Jean Forbes, Kellie Magnus, Sharon Martini. Moderator: Suzanne Francis-Brown
11:45 Best of St. Bess – Shane Drummers, Fern Luecke, Christine Craig
12:20 Open mic — hosted by Suzanne Francis-Brown. Sign up if your writing can deliver a thrill in three minutes or less!
1:00 Sneak peek – Reading of Aston Cooke’s Jonkanoo Jamboree,
a play written especially for Jamaica’s 50th Independence celebration.
1:30 Our talk – Roland Watson-Grant, Kalialah Enriquez, Mark Thomas
2:15 Children speak – presentation from the children’s programme
2:30 African branch – A. Igoni Barrett
3:00 Shooting the breeze – fabian thomas, Michael Abrahams
3:40 Talking drums – Shane Drummers
3:45 Roots and branches – Malachi Smith ,
4:15 Fiesta farewell
Children’s programme: 10 a.m.-2:15 p.m.