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Louise Bennett

Mervyn and Miss Lou: Louise Bennett and Jamaican Culture Launched by Literary Icons

Professor Mervyn Morris Poet Laureate of Jamaica

It was a celebration of two Jamaican icons as the Faculty of Humanities and Eduction at the University of the West Indies, Mona, launched Mervyn Morris’ Miss Lou: Louise Bennett and Jamaican Culture.

Jamaica Labrish: Miss Lou's Legacy Examined

Louise Bennett and Ranny Williams are enshrined in the Jamaican imagination

Louise Bennett-Coverly, Miss Lou, remains unrivaled as one of Jamaica’s most important cultural figures. Yet, you couldn’t tell this from the smattering of people who turned out to celebrate Miss Lou Day 2013, September 6, at the space named in her honour, The Louise Bennett Garden Theatre.