Pamela Mordecai was born in Jamaica and wrote her first poem at the age of nine. She has published over thirty books, including textbooks, anthologies of Caribbean writing, children's books, four collections of poetry, and has co-authored a reference work on Jamaica. She has a special interest in the writing of Caribbean women. She lives in Toronto with her husband, Martin.
All Lit Up is FOUR! If you, like us, are gathering friends to celebrate, you might very well be looking for cocktail recipes that work for a crowd. Well, dear readers, our resident mixologist Tan has combed her Chappy Hour archives and found four great group-sized cocktail recipes ... Read more
Venture out to one of these great literary events in your area this week, including the Trillium Award 30th Anniversary Readings in Ottawa and the Read Local BC readings (x2!) in Vancouver.
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In de book of Mary (Mawenzi House), poet Pamela Mordecai puts a Jamaican spin on the traditional Christmas Story. To accompany my selection from this epic poem, I selected the traditional Jamaican Christmas drink, Sorrel Punch.
Holy Ontario! Our events got weirdly skewed to mostly Ontario this week. Ontarians, rejoice! And if you aren't from the O-N, why not share some cool lit happenings of your own in the comments?
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Another year, another slew of awards, another night of regrets crawling into bed with books you barely know. With ties draped around our necks and neglected mascara gone semi-permanent, we bring you our favourite column on our worst feeling: the literary award hangover. Last ... Read more
Holy Toledo: there are THREE LPG40 events coming at'cha this week in St. John's, Vancouver, and Winnipeg! Not enough? There's also IFOA going down in Toronto, and some author readings mixed in for good measure.
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