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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 – 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 Literary Fiesta 2017 – MC and play producer, Fabian Thomas

British by birth, Jamaican by parentage and at heart, Fabian Thomas has been an artistic/creative director, theatre practitioner, performing artist, social and behaviour change communications specialist, trainer/facilitator, HIV & AIDS educator and life coach. Trained at The University of the … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees 2017 reader – Malachi Smith

Malachi Smith is an accomplished Jamaican writer of poetry and plays, and an actor, performing in his own plays and other productions in live theatre and on radio and television. He is a fellow of the University of Miami’s Mitchner … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees 2017 reader – Olive Senior

Olive Senior is the prizewinning author of 17 books of fiction, poetry, non-fiction and children’s literature. Born and brought up in Jamaica, she now lives in Canada. The Caribbean nevertheless remains the focus of her work. Her 2015 collection of … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2017

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Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2015 – Programme

Two Seasons Guest House, Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth Saturday, May 23, 2015 PROGRAMME MC:  Fabian Thomas 9:00: Gates open: Recorded Talk – a mix of the spoken word and music 10:30 Fiesta Entree 10:35 Tell me the story: Michael Bucknor, … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees 2015 – Poet, Edward Baugh

Edward Baugh, Professor Emeritus of English at the Mona Campus of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), was born in 1936, in Port Antonio, the capital of the northeastern Jamaican parish of Portland. After completing his secondary education … Continue reading

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