Poetry Society of Jamaica

DRP Writers' Retreat

Date: 
Mar 23 - Mar 25

Venue: COUNTRY THYME, HIGHGATE, ST.MARY

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The Drawing Room Project will be hosting a three day Writers Retreat (Genre: poetry), at “Country Thyme” for new to early and mid-career writers. Our Mentor will be Christine Craig, author of All Things Bright & Quadrille For Tigers, Peepal Tree Press, 2011. She is praised for her flair for language, evocative descriptions of the Jamaican landscape, and dramatic imagery of the poignancy and pain of life for many Jamaican women. 

Please see the flyer for further information.

Writing Workshop hosted by Literatures in English Department at UWI

Date: 
Mar 1

Venue: Department of Literatures in English, UWI, Mona

Time: 10:00 AM - 1PM

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Please see the flyer for further information.

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Information courtesy of The Poetry Society of Jamaica 

Poetry Society of Jamaica's Fellowship - Edna Manley College

Date: 
Aug 27

Venue: AMPHITHEATRE, 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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Our monthly fellowship comes alive with "Resurrecting Mikey Smith", a tribute to the life and work of the legendary dub poet and activist, Michael 'Mikey' Smith. 

Poetry Society of Jamaica's Fellowship - Edna Manley College

Date: 
Jul 30

Venue: AMPHITHEATRE, 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’s Poetry Fellowship features poets:

 Abbebe Payne, Racquel Jones and Samuel J. Gordon. Three literary rebels, this month's guests are exemplary writers, each straying from the norm, and having distinct approaches to crafting and manipulating language to achieve their powerful and captivating signatures. 

Poetry Society of Jamaica's Fellowship - Edna Manley College

Date: 
Jun 25

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

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This month Poetry fellowship features the launch of Cherry Natural's album 'Intellectual Bad Gal.'Cherry Natural is Jamaica’s leading female performance Poet as well as a Women’s Rights Activist, Motivational Speaker and Martial Arts Instructor specializing in self defense for women and children. 

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Poetry Society of Jamaica’s Fellowship – Edna Manley College Amphitheatre

Date: 
Feb 26

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

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In celebration of Reggae Month, this month’s Poetry Fellowship is entitled "Storyteller verses & Poetic Songs".  The evening will feature Storitela Music, and poet Lasana Bandele

Please check the flyer for further details.

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Poetry Society of Jamaica’s Fellowship – Edna Manley College Amphitheatre @ 7.30pm

Date: 
Mar 26

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

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This month’s Poetry Fellowship features poet, novelist, anthologist Kei Miller.

About Kei Miller

Poetry Society of Jamaica’s Fellowship "Verse vs Verse" – Edna Manley College Amphitheatre @ 7.30pm

Date: 
Sep 27

Venue: AMPHITHEATRE, EDNA MANLEY COLLEGE OF THE VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS, 1 Arthur Wint Drive, Kingston 5

Admission: Free

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This month's Poetry Society of Jamaica Fellowship forms part of the Jamaican celebration of the global poetic event, 100 Thousand Poets for Change*.

100 Thousand Poets for Change Ja (2) Seh Supm Poetry & Music - UWI Students Union @ 8pm

Date: 
Sep 25

Venue: STUDENT UNION, UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES, Mona Campus, Kingston 7

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In celebration of the global poetic event*, 100 Thousand Poets for Change Ja and The Poetry Society of Jamaica will join the world largest poetry reading in history.

For more information, call the Poetry Society: (1876) 871-1855

100 Thousand Poets for Change Jamaica (1) - Moxons Beach Hotel, Ocho Rios, from 12-5pm

Date: 
Sep 24

Venue: MOXONS BEACH CLUB, Stewart Town, St. Mary.

Tel - Poetry Society: (1876) 871-1855

Admission: J$ 500 (incl. lunch)

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In celebration of the global poetic event*, 100 Thousand Poets for Change Ja and The Poetry Society of Jamaica will join the world largest poetry reading in history.

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