Fifth Annual Nature Island Literary Festival and Book Fair Press Launch

Dr. Francis Severin

The Book Fair and festival began in 2008 and its aim is to interest writers and readers with a program which includes workshops, performances and lectures presented by local, regional and international individuals.

According to Ms. Kimone Joseph, this year’s festival and book fair is carded for Friday August 10th to Sunday August 12th.

Head of the University of West Indies (UWI) Dr. Francis Severin says that getting students and children involved in reading and writing is extremely vital.

Dr. Severin went on to say that Jamaican’s PM offered the University a challenge on Wednesday June, 27th 2012.

He says that she mentioned that the University needs to continue to strengthen and sustain the institutions of the Government

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