poetry

The Kingston Book Festival 2015

Date: 
Mar 1 - Mar 8

The Kingston Book Festival is back and here is the second part of the schedule for the week of events!

Late Night Lit - Peppers Lounge & Grill

Date: 
Mar 5

Venue: PEPPERS LOUNGE & GRILL, 31 UPPER WATERLOO ROAD, KINGSTON 10

Time: 9:00PM

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Please see the flyer for further details.

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Information courtesy of the Poetry Society of Jamaica 

Love Affair With Literature 4 - UWI, Mona Campus

Date: 
Mar 1

Venue: The Faculty of Humanities & Education, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, Kingston 1. Tel. (1876) 927-1660-9 (main UWI switchboard)

Time: 11:00AM - 1:00PM

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Please see the flyer for further details.

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Information courtesy of The Poetry Society of Jamaica 

Poetry Society of Jamaica - Edna Manley College of the Visual & Performing Arts

Date: 
Feb 24

Venue: EDNA MANLEY COLLEGE OF THE VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS, 1 Arthur Wint Drive, Kingston 5. Tel. (1876) 929-2350 (main office)

Time: 7:30PM

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This month we are pleased to invite you to our second fellowship for 2015. Our featured poets; Peta-Gaye Williams, Kaleb D'Aguilar and Nikolai Alexander, were the top three finalists (respectively) in the U.W.I., Department of Literatures in English's recent 2015 Poetry Clash Competition, and represent a segment of this generation of emerging writers.

Tribe Sanfoka Fundraising Benefit - Theatre Place

Date: 
Feb 28

Venue: THE THEATRE PLACE, 8 Haining Road, Kingston 5. Tel. (1876) 908-0040

Time: 8:00PM

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Come and join Tribe Sankofa for a evening of theatre, laughter, fun and poetry/spoken word

Please check the flyer for further details.

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Information courtesy of Fabian Thomas 

Book Launch: The Merchant of Feathers by Tanya Shirley - Faculty of Medical Sciences, UWI

Date: 
Jan 8

Venue: LECTURE THEATRE 3, FACULTY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES, MONA CAMPUS

Time: 6:00PM

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The Department of Literatures in English will be hosting the launch of Tanya Shirley's newest publication, The Merchant of Feathers.

Please see the flyer for further details.

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Information courtesy of Tanya Shirley 

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.

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.

Open Mic - Bookophilia

Date: 
Aug 29

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

Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM

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Come out and enjoy a nice night of music and poetry.

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Information courtesy of Bookophilia

Dub Evolution: Poetry Society of Jamaica

Date: 
Jul 29

Venue: AMPITHEATRE, EDNA MANLEY COLLEGE OF THE VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS, 1 Arthur Wint Drive, Kingston 5. Tel. (1876) 929-2350 (main office)

Time: 7:30PM

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Tonight we continue our year-long celebration of literary excellence by focusing on dub poetry; it's origins, its journey and station as a significant and meaningful element of Jamaican literature. 

Please see the flyer for further information.

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