Poetry Society of Jamaica

The Poetry Society of Jamaica's 26th Anniversary Fellowship - The Edna Manley College

Date: 
May 26

Venue: THE 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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In a Performance Lecture, Blackwood Meeks will address ideas surrounding language, folklore and orature traditions, while engaging the gathering, in her enthralling style of storytelling.

The evening will begin with the Fellowship's vibrant open mic and discussion segment, and be crowned by the renowned cultural icon.

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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.

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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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

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