Authors, Publishers & Illustrators

Authors & Publishers of the VPAJ

Children's Story Time - Bookophilia

Date: 
Dec 20

Venue: BOOKOPHILIA, 92 Hope Road, Kingston 6 Tel.  (1876) 978-5248

Time: 1:00PM

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Please check the flyer for further details.

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Information courtesy of Bookophilia.

Open Mic - Bookophilia

Date: 
Dec 19

Venue: BOOKOPHILIA, 92 Hope Road, Kingston 6 Tel.  (1876) 978-5248

Time: 7:00PM

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Please check the flyer for further details.

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Information courtesy of Bookophilia.

Jamaican Coming Of Age Story Vies For Major Literary Award

"All Over Again" by A-dziko Simbo Gegele made the longlist for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards!

"All Over Again" is a coming of age story by Jamaican author A-dziko Simbo Gegele. The novel has garnered great reviews since its release and has even won the Burt Award for Caribbean Literature.

Now, one of the most prestigious literary awards has chosen the novel to be a part of its longlist with the chance to win the prize of €100,000.

Call for Applications: California College of the Arts

Deadline: 
Sat, 2015-01-10

California College of the Arts is a distinguished leader in the fields of art, architecture, design, and writing education. Our 13 graduate programs, all based on our San Francisco campus, are now accepting applications for the fall 2015 incoming class. The priority deadline to apply is January 10.

CCA offers graduate programs in: 

Call for Submissions: 2015 Open Platform Programme

Deadline: 
Fri, 2015-01-09

Asia Art Archive's third annual Open Platform programme, held in association with Art Basel Hong Kong (ABHK), is an integral part of AAA's endeavour to enable new thinking and critical dialogue around recent art in Asia. 

The Poet Laureate Presents: Ann Margaret Lim and Millicent Graham

Date: 
Nov 20

Venue:  BOOKOPHILIA, 92 Hope Road, Kingston 6 Tel.  (1876) 978-5248

Time: 6:30PM

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Please come out and enjoy a wonderful night of fabulous poetry readings by Ann Margaret Lim and Millicent Graham.

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Information courtesy of Bookophilia 

The Audiovisual Association of Dominica's Screenwriting Course

Deadline: 
Tue, 2014-11-18

The Audiovisual Association of Dominica is holding its first Screenwriting Course for members starting this Tuesday, November 18th at the Fort Young Hotel in Roseau.

Members from the Audiovisual Association are coming together to develop screenplays for short films suitable for production in Dominica.  This 3-week course will train members in the technique of screenwriting, thus enhancing professional capabilities and building capacity in the local audiovisual industry. 

 

The Poet Laureate Presents: Edward Baugh & Tanya Shirley

Date: 
Nov 16

Venue: ERROL FLYNN MARINA, PORT ANTONIO, PORTLAND

Time: 4:30PM - 6:30PM

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The Poet Laureate of Jamaica, Professor Mervyn Morris, OM, will be hosting a series of poetry readings across the island during the Month of November. On Sunday November 16, 2014, at 4:30pm a poetry reading will be held at the Errol Flynn Marina in Port Antonio, Portland and will feature the well known Jamaican author and poet, Tanya Shirley, and Port Antonio’s own internationally acclaimed Edward Baugh.

Writing for Children Workshop

Date: 
Nov 10 - Nov 17

Venue: Contact the UWI, Literatures in English Department, litworkshop@gmail.com 

Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Come out and join Kellie Magnus for her Writing for Children Workshop.

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Please see the flyer for further details.

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Information courtesy of Kellie Magnus 

Kei Miller Nominated for the International Dylan Thomas Prize

The International Dylan Thomas Prize was launched in 2006 and it is one of the most prestigious awards for young writers. The prize seeks to encourage creative talent worldwide. It is named after acclaimed author Dylan Thomas whose works of literature remain relevant to this day.

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