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JaWS and JAMCOPY to Award $1M in Prizes to Jamaican Writers

The Lignum Vitae Awards: The Una Marson, Vic Reid and Jean D'Costa prizes

Potentially endangered is one way to describe the lignum vitae, a tree renowned for its medicinal and mechanical applications. This wood of life was once in great demand in shipping yards worldwide for its strength and durability.

Edward Baugh Mines Black Sand at UWI Mona

Edward Baugh at the launch of Black Sands

Given the indelible footprints that Professor Baugh has tracked over the University of the West Indies campus, prints pressed into the minds of the numerous students who passed through his classes, it was not surprising that the launch of his third collection of poetry, Black Sand: New and Selec