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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 – StepWise Band

StepWise Band, featuring Ras Katri, is the number one reggae band in the South St. Elizabeth area. The band consists of nine musicians including drums, bass, 2 keyboards, 2 guitars, 2 female vocalists and 1 male lead vocalist, sax and … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2017 reader – Lorna Goodison, CD

The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, through the agency of the National Library of Jamaica, is pleased to declare Lorna Goodison Poet Laureate of Jamaica for the period 2017 to 2020.  A superlative poet, with a high international … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2017 reader – Ann-Margaret Lim

Jamaican poet Ann-Margaret Lim‘s second collection of poetry, Kingston Buttercup (Peepal Press), was published in 2016 and was one of three books named as a contender for the prestigious Bocas Lit Fest 2017 prize in the category of poetry. Her first collection, The Festival … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2017 reader – Margaret Bernal

Margaret Bernal is a sociologist, poet and cultural heritage specialist who has worked in the fields of cultural documentation, academic research, heritage tourism, public relations and community development throughout her professional career. A Sociology graduate of the University of Nottingham, … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2017 reader – Cornel Bogle, GLMF Scholarship winner

Cornel Bogle was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He is a final year undergraduate student at The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Mona, where he studies Literatures in English. In 2015 he was the recipient of an Emerging Leaders … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2017 – Children’s programme co-ordinator, Siseenia Moxam-Nelson

Siseenia Moxam-Nelson was born and raised in Treasure Beach. For the past ten years she has worked with three year olds at the Sandy Bank Early Childhood Institution in Treasure Beach. A member of the Treasure Beach Women’s Group (TBWG) … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2017 – Programme

Two Seasons Guest House, Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth Saturday, May 27, 2017 PROGRAMME St. Bess, mi seh! MC:  Fabian Thomas 9:00: Gates open 10:30 Fiesta Entree Children’s programme: 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. co-ordinated by Siseenia Moxam-Nelson 10:35: Success Anthea Morrison, Senior Lecturer, … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2017, reader – Yashika Graham

  Yashika Graham is a Jamaican writer and poet. Her poems have been accepted by magazines including The Caribbean Writer, POUi, Cordite Review, Spillway and Moko Magazine. She has covered arts and culture for Susumba Magazine and read in Jamaica, … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees 2017 reader – Roland Watson-Grant

Jamaican advertising creative director, Roland Watson-Grant, is making his name as a short story writer and novelist. In 2011, his writing was introduced to the world stage when his short story, Sketcher, was named an international prize winner in the … Continue reading

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