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Female Authors Dominate Man Booker 2013

Man Booker Prize longlist 2013

The 2013 ‘Man Booker dozen’ the 13 novels making this year’s longlist for the Man Booker literary prize has been announced.

Kei Miller Named Rex Nettleford Rhodes Fellow 2013

Dr Kei Miller 2013 Rex Nettleford Fellow in Cultural Studies

In his latest body of poetry, Dr Kei Miller is charting a course through the intangible.

Stephanie Saulter's Gemsigns: Marked for Enjoyment

Stephanie Saulter's Gemsigns

It’s interesting the kinds of holes into which we try to pigeon our writers, even with the best of intentions.

Imagination Unchained - Debut Novelist Roland Watson-Grant

Roland Watson- Grant, author of Sketcher (photograph by Marvin Bartley)

It isn’t very often that a Jamaican living and writing at home chooses to create a story that, at least on the surface, seems to have nothing to do with Jamaica.

Official Poet Laureate of Jamaica to be Appointed

Jamaica is on the cusp of having its first officially sanctioned poet laureate.  While the post of Poet Laureate is not completely new to Jamaica, this will be the first one sanctioned and created by officialdom.

Intellectual Bad Gyal Unleashed at Poetry Society

Cherry Natural at the launch of Intellectual Bad Gyal

Dub poet Cherry Natural, let loose her latest collection of poetry, Intellectual Bad Gyal, at the June installment of the Poetry Society of Jamaica’s monthly fellowship.

Ezekel Alan on Writing, Jamaica, and Disposable People

One of the images author Ezekel Alan prefers to use as a 'picture' of himself

Ekezel Alan, author of Disposable People copped the 2013 Regional Award for the Commonwealth Writers Book Prize.

Debut Novelist Stephanie Saulter Talks Facts & Fiction

Stephanie Saulter author of Gemsigns at the Jamaican launch at Bookophilia

Stephanie Saulter’s debut novel Gemsigns isn’t a fairytale, but it’s journey from manuscript to novel seems like one.

Stephanie Saulter Launches Debut Novel at Bookophilia

Stephanie Saulter author of Gemsigns

The Jamaican cultural landscape is about to be introduced to the creative imagination of yet another Saulter as Stephanie Saulter, sister to directors Nile and Storm Saulter, launches her debut novel, Gemsigns on Thursday, June 13, 2013.

Seh Sup'm Makes a Favourable 'Return'

Mario Evon brings Seh Sup'm: The Return to a close

When we walked into Redbones The Blues Cafe, Ann-Margaret Lim was finishing up her reading.