Jamaican Writers Society

Jamaican Writers Society is a professional organization consisting of Jamaican Writers of all genres of writing. This includes: Poets, Bloggers, Fiction Writers, Non-fiction Writers, Playwrights, Children Story Writers, Song Writers, etc.

Jean D’costa Award for Children’s Literature

The JaWS/JAMCOPY Lignum Vitae Writing Awards Background: The Jamaican Writers Society (JaWS) and the Jamaican Copyright Licensing Agency (JAMCOPY) are collaborating to resuscitate the Una Marson and Vic Reid Awards … Continue reading

April 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Vic Reid Awards for Young Adult Literature

The JaWS/JAMCOPY Lignum Vitae Writing Awards Background: The Jamaican Writers Society (JaWS) and the Jamaican Copyright Licensing Agency (JAMCOPY) are collaborating to resuscitate the Una Marson and Vic Reid Awards … Continue reading

April 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Una Marson Award for Adult Literature

The JaWS/JAMCOPY Lignum Vitae Writing Awards Background: The Jamaican Writers Society (JaWS) and the Jamaican Copyright Licensing Agency (JAMCOPY) are collaborating to resuscitate the Una Marson and Vic Reid Awards … Continue reading

April 10, 2017 · 3 Comments

Lignum Vitae Awards 2017 – Rules of Entry

  RULES FOR ENTRY The Awards, which are presented biennially, are intended to encourage original creative work of quality in the field of literature. The awards are presented by the … Continue reading

April 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Lignum Vitae Writing Awards Winners for 2015 Revealed

Lignum Vitae Writing Awards Winners Revealed The winners of the inaugural Lignum Vitae Writing Awards were revealed at a literati studded awards event on Friday November 6, at the National … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · 3 Comments

Lignum Vitae Awards – Change of Date

Lignum Vitae Awards The Jamaican Writers Society (JaWS) in collaboration with the Jamaican Copyright Licensing Agency (Jamcopy) presents the Lignum Vitae Awards. Reception at the National Gallery of Jamaican, Friday, November 6, … Continue reading

October 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

Announcement Lignum Vitae Awards shortlist

October 15, 2015 Lignum Vitae Writing Award Shortlist Revealed Kingston, Jamaica: Nine writers have been selected for the Lignum Vitae Writing Awards 2015 shortlist. The shortlist features writers from different … Continue reading

October 15, 2015 · 3 Comments

Announcement of shortlist entries for Lignum Vitae Awards

Announcement of shortlist entries for Lignum Vitae Awards The Jamaican Writers Society (JaWS) in collaboration with the Jamaican Copyright Licensing Agency (Jamcopy) will announce the shortlisted entries for the Lignum Vitae … Continue reading

October 9, 2015 · 2 Comments

Public Service Announcement – Jamaican Writers Society AGM

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Calling all writers! Poets, journalists, academic writers and others! Come out to the Jamaican Writers’ Society (JaWS) second Annual General Meeting at 6pm this evening (Monday, April … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · 3 Comments

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