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Guyana, Jamaica: Literary Peace Prize

Categories: Caribbean, Guyana, Education, Ideas, Literature, Migration & Immigration, Politics, Women & Gender

The Signifyin’ Woman [1], upon learning that Marlon James’ ‘The Book of Night Women’ is listed as a finalist for the 2010 Dayton Literary Peace Prize, asks: “Can there be such a thing as a book worthy of being prized for promoting peace? Better yet, can a work of fiction be so powerful?”