Talking Trees reader – Veronica Carnegie

Veronica Blake Carnegie is a Jamaican fiction writer whose work has appeared in the literary pages of the Sunday Gleaner; and the Sunday Observer’s literary magazine, The Arts.  She has independently published two books of her short stories: Leaving Home and Other Stories (2010); and The Tie That Came Back (2009).

Her love for writing and literature started while she was a student at Excelsior High School, where she was tutored by the Most Honourable Louise Bennett Coverley.

Veronica has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and History from the California State University, as well as a Diploma in Education from The University of the West Indies.

She received the Governor General’s award for her contribution to education in Jamaica. 

She is a former President of the Jamaica Independent Schools Association, President of the History Teachers Association and she founded the Liguanea Educational Services, which was in operation for 19 years.

Upcoming Publications

Dear Pastor Paul (due out in 2011)


School Daze


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One Response to Talking Trees reader – Veronica Carnegie

  1. sonia graham-chin says:

    Hello, Ms.C, congrats on all your achievements—-thanks for all your wonderful and caring input into my life—I enjoyed the books a lot–looking forward to your next publications and my next visit to Jamaica
    Blessed Love

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