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Owen Blakka Ellis - Riding the Poetic ‘Riddim’

Posted by Kori Solomon
February 27, 2015
Owen Blakka Ellis in performance

*Kingston, Jamaica*: Having built a long and worthwhile reputation as a purveyor of “kin teeth” actor and comedian Owen Blakka Ellis is unveiling another side, with the launch of his first full collection of poems, Riddim & Riddles, at Redbones the Blues Café on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, a...

Caribbean Literature Gets New Home

Posted by Kori Solomon
February 27, 2015

*Caribbean Literature Gets New Home with Hodder Education Limited* In a bold strategic move, popular schools’ text books such as Students Companion, New Junior English Revised, World of Prose and World of Poetry for CSEC amoung others, will share the book shelves under the Hodder Education ...

Kgn. Book Festival Heats Up with ‘Late Night Lit’

Posted by Kori Solomon
February 27, 2015
Kingston Book Festival 2015

The Jamaican Writers Society’s event, Late Night Lit, is set to bring some verbal heat to the Kingston Book Festival 2015. The night of readings will feature some of Jamaica’s most talented contemporary writers who will descend on Peppers Lounge on Thursday, March 5, 2015 armed with poetr...

“In the Right Direction” - World Day of Social Justice

Posted by Kori Solomon
February 17, 2015
“In the Right Direction” on World Day of Social Justice

*/Go “In the Right Direction” on World Day of Social Justice/** * Dub Poet and Former Youth Ambassador for Culture, Education and Vulnerable Youth, Randy McLaren and his team, will host a creative forum promoting social justice dubbed “/In the Right Direction/”.  The event will take ...

Ja'can Writing to Blossom from The Lignum Vitae Writing Awards

Posted by Kori Solomon
February 16, 2015

In a move to further stimulate and develop Jamaica’s literary landscape, The Jamaican Writers Society (JaWS) have collaborated with the Jamaican Copyright Licensing Agency (JAMCOPY) to present the Lignum Vitae Writing Awards. Aimed at becoming Jamaica’s premier literary award, the Lignum ...

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