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Famous Authors from Jamaica

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List of the most popular authors from Jamaica, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Jamaican authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Jamaican writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

List is made up of many different authors, including Claude McKay and Marcus Garvey.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from Jamaica?" and "Who are the best Jamaican authors?"

For further information on these historic Jamaican authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated Jamaican authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.
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    Mary Anne Barker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from Jamaica

    Remembered with affection, This troublesome world or 'Bet of Stow.', ...

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    Bottled in Blonde, Long Were The Nights, Death Stalks the Night

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    Banjo, a story without a plot, Banana Bottom

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    The Salt Roads, Whispers from the Cotton Tree Root, Brown Girl in the Ring ...

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    Old story time ; and, Smile orange, Old story time and other plays

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    Protector of the Indians, Stone haven, Balchder crefft

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    A night of their own, Wild conquest, Return to Goli

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    Government in Kano, 1350-1950, The study of social structure

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    Slipstream, Drumblair, In My Father's Shade

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    Staffing and examinations in British Caribbean secondary schools, Love ...

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    Quartet of Poems, Quartet of Stories, Turn thanks

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    The Pond, Examination Centre, Making West Indian Literature

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    Sure Salvation, PrishlyÄ­ u vorot, Canterbury

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    Quartet of Stories, Over the Roofs of the World, Gardening in the tropics ...

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    Culture and Customs of Jamaica, Certifiable, Journey poem

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    The Heart Does Not Bend, Piece of My Heart, Her head a village

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    The one: the story of how the people of Guyana avenge the murder of their ...

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    Carbbean Revolutions and Revolutionary Theory, Radical Caribbean, ...

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    The Girl With the Golden Shoes, Iron Balloons, Waiting in vain

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    The Cinema Dreams Its Rivals : Media Fantasy Films from Radio to the ...

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    Digital Wedding Photography, The Temple of the Sky, The Soul Reapers

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    Brother Man, The hills were joyful together, Listen

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    There is an anger that moves, The same Earth

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    The development of education in East Africa

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    The hills of Hebron

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    Ships Going into the Blue, An Introduction to Poetry, Three on the Tower ...

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    The underachieving school, Chasing Fish Tales, How Children Fail

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    Sex and Race: Negro-Caucasian Mixing in All Ages and All Lands, Five Negro ...

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    Politics of Change Rev Edition, The policy of the People's National Party, ...

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    Speech delivered at Royal Albert Hall, London, England

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    Does Fidel eat more than your father?

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    Uncle Obadiah and Alien, Xango Music, Benjamin

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    A Rasta's pilgrimage

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