About The Author

Rachel Manley

Rachel Manley is an author and poet. She is best known for her memoir, Drumblair: Memories of a Jamaican Childhood (winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award for Nonfiction), which was inspired by life with her grandfather, Norman Washington Manley, founder of Jamaica’s first national party. Her novel The Black Peacock was a finalist for the 2018 Amazon First Novel Award. Born in Cornwall, England, and raised in Jamaica, Manley now resides in Toronto.

Books by Rachel Manley