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Jamaica Names Poet Laureate

Written by Janine Mendes-Franco On 21 April 2014 @ 20:40 pm | No Comments

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Jamaican diaspora litblogger Geoffrey Philp [1] is thrilled to hear that Mervyn Morris has been named Poet Laureate of Jamaica by the country's National Library, saying:

It speaks to the years of commitment to his craft and the guidance that he has given and continues to give to poets and to the people of Jamaica.


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[1] Geoffrey Philp: http://geoffreyphilp.blogspot.com/2014/04/mervyn-morris-poet-laureate-of-jamaica.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FEVfd+%28Geoffrey+Philp%27s+Blog+Spot%29

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