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Talking Trees Literary Fiesta – Children’s programme

Children’s programme (draft) 9:30 a.m. Registration (on-going throughout the day) 10:00 a.m. Activities for different age groups (story telling, poetry, talent show, Bread Basket Quiz, board games, art and craft) 11:30 a.m. Break 12 noon. Activities continued 1 p.m. Lunch … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Talking Trees reader – Pamela Marshall

Pamela K Marshall grew up in Jamaica and went on to spend her young adult years in Brooklyn New York – which she says was like living in Jamaica, only colder in the winter. She is a past student of … Continue reading

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Talking Trees reader – Garfield Ellis

Garfield Ellis is a Jamaican writer who grew up in Central Village, St Catherine, the eldest of nine children. He attended the St Andrew Technical High School and graduated as a marine pilot from the Jamaica Maritime Institute, now the … Continue reading

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Talking Trees playwright – Keiran King

Keiran King is a theatre critic, actor, graphic designer and playwright. In 2008 he graduated from the Roy H Parkes School of Communications at Ithaca College, USA, where he studied screenwriting, cinema and photography. His experience in the USA includes … Continue reading

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Talking Trees reader – Robert Lalah

  Robert Lalah is a journalist and writer from St Catherine who graduated from St Jago High School. He read for a degree in Literatures in English at The University of the West Indies. He is  Arts and Education Editor of … Continue reading

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Talking Trees reader – Tomlin Ellis

Tomlin G. Ellis is a Jamaican poet born in St. Catherine and educated at Dinthill Technical High School; the Jamaica School of Drama (now part of the Edna Manley College); RNTC Holland; National Academy Foundation of Science and Arts for … Continue reading

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Talking Trees panel moderator- Joy Simons Brown

        Joy Simons Brown is a musician, choral director and certified arranging specialist who has published books in her two fields of expertise, music and the tutoring of mathematics. She has also written a book of poetry. … Continue reading

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Talking Trees panelist – Tyrone Reid

Tyrone S. Reid is an award-winning Jamaican writer, editor, cultural critic, poet and freelance journalist and on-line publisher. A graduate of the University of the West Indies, Mona, Tyrone began his writing career in 2005 as a staff writer at … Continue reading

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Talking Trees panelist – Judith Falloon-Reid

Judith Falloon Reid is a Jamaican writer and founder of the Independent VoYces Literary Fair which was launched in Robin’s Bay, St Mary, Jamaica 2010.  She has been involved in many cultural activities with a focus on Christian spirituality including … Continue reading

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