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Jamaican Author Wins International Literature Prize

Erna Brodber, Jamaican writer, sociologist, and social activist was awarded the Yale University 2017 Windham-Campbell Prize in international literature. Brodber was one of eight writers recognized with the award for their achievements or promise, each of whom will receive US$165,000. Born in Woodside, Saint Mary Parish, Jamaica, the 76-year-old Brodber gained a B.A. from the University College of the West Indies, followed by […]