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Jamaica Names Poet Laureate

Categories: Caribbean, Jamaica, Citizen Media, Good News, Language, Literature

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.