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Bringing Home the Sun - Nicole Dennis-Benn's Book Party at Bookophilia

Nicole Dennis-Benn engages the audience - Bookophilia at her Kingston book party

When Nicole Dennis-Benn did her first reading on her home island in June 2016 at the Calabash International Literary Festival in Treasure Beach, very few members of the audience had ever heard of her.

Jamaica Feeds Me: Garfield Ellis on What it Takes to Write When Talent Is Not Enough

Author Garfield Ellis shares his thoughts and excerpts of The Angel's Share

Garfield Ellis is possibly one of Jamaica’s best-kept secrets.

Words of Blood and Piss: Thomas Glave's Among the Blood People

Thomas Glave

An intimate gathering coalesced at Bookophilia, Liguanea, for the Jamaican launch of Thomas Glave’s most recent collection of essays Among the Blood People: Politics of Flesh.

Tanya Shirley Infects with her Passion for Poetry

Tanya Shirley author of She Who Sleeps With Bones

For a brief moment, the Bookophilia store, Liguanea, Kingston, was transformed from a space where words were sold to one where they were crafted. Dubbed "Passion for Poetry" the evening featured poet Tanya Shirley talking to aspiring poets about her ideas on poetry and the life of a poet.