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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 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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Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2015

The Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2015 returns to the grounds of Two Seasons Guest House in Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth on May 23. This year, Two Seasons is partnering with the Department of Literatures in English, Mona Campus, … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees – Kingston Edition – reader Mel Cooke

From the first poem he wrote as an adult, This is Jamaica in 1996, Mel Cooke has been focused on documenting and analysing contemporary Jamaican history through poetry. However, while this remains his primary focus, since 2009 Cooke has broadened … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees – Kingston Edition – reader Jean Lowrie-Chin

  Jean was born in the district of Hartford in Westmoreland. There is a funny twist to her birth as recounted in her poem, Jonkunnu Baby! Jean’s love for the word started when she and her siblings discovered the wonders … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees – Kingston Edition – reader Marlon Thompson

Marlon Thompson is a poet and youth inspirational speaker and from 2010-2012 was Vice-President of the “Miracle Club”, which aims to motivate and encourage young people. In April 2010, he and other members of the Club were featured on Religious … Continue reading

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Two Seasons Talking Trees – The Kingston Edition

The Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta will host its first Kingston Edition on Sunday, February 16, 2014 at Lillian’s Restaurant, University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech). The programme of readings features new and emerging local authors and international writers across … Continue reading

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Talking Trees Literary Fiesta rewind

Read our newsletter on the first two Talking Trees Literary Fiestas held on the grounds of Two Seasons Guest House. Talking Trees Magazine

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Hanging out with Mervyn Morris

                                                                   Hang out with Professor MERVYN MORRIS, OM, at Two Seasons Guest House, Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, (www.2seasonsguesthouse.com) on July 30 and 31, 2011 and explore the art of poetry with him (book by July 23, 2011). His poetry collections are … Continue reading

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