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Jamaican Writers

Jamaican Writers Gear up to Go Digital

Amazon Kindle rests against a stack of print books

Over the past few years digital books have risen from being the underdogs of the print sector to commanding a significant portion of the publishing industry, with digital book sales sometimes outstripping print.

Diana McCaulay Writes up a Historical 'Storm' With Huracan

Diana McCaulay

On the heels of winning the 2012 Commonwealth Writers  Short Story competition, Diana McCaulay is set to launch the novel she says she was always meant to write.

Jamaica Cops Commonwealth Regional Prizes

Alecia McKenzie

Jamaica copped both regional prizes in the 2012 Commonwealth writing competitions: the Commonwealth Book Prize - snagged by Alecia McKenzie for her novel Sweetheart, and the Commonwealth Short story prize - earned by Diana McCaulay for her piece ‘The Dolphin Catcher’.

Kei Miller: Reading, Writing and the Pleasures of Exile

Kei Miller

For the past four years writer Kei Miller has been enjoying the pleasures of exile in Scotland where he lectures in English and Creative Writing at the University of Glasgow.

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