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Salt Prune Documentary

Launching the new documentary, Salt Prune: Memories of the Over 80s in Trinidad and Tobago! This documentary follows the lives of six senior citizens of Trinidad and Tobago, ranging in age from 80 to 110. They describe who they used to be, and who they are now. Jennylynd was motivated to create a documentary about […]

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E-Book Giveaway on Kindle – Escape from Ireland

Just in time for St Patrick’s Day s017! For one week only, Amazon Kindle and Kindle UK are offering Escape from Ireland and the original Escape from Eire for only 99p until  March 21st 2017. Check out this amazing offer on and and fire up that Kindle from March 15th 🙂 Go raibh […]

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Book Giveaways this month!

Do you like to read? For this week only… A limited time offer… You can download any of my memoirs on Amazon Kindle and Amazon Kindle UK for just 99 cents! Hurry; this offer ends Nov 25th!   DĂ©rivĂ©: A Trini Expat Comes Home Red Car Long Legs: Adventures in California and Beyond Goodbye Frying […]

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Sublime Landscapes Collection

Great news! My new painting “Serenity” has been chosen to be featured in the Sublime Landscapes Collection on Saatchi Art’s homepage. What an exciting opportunity! You can see the collection at the link below: Saatchi Art Gallery 52 Curated artworks by Katherine Henning, Associate Curator at Saatchi Art can be viewed.

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First Art Battle

For the first time in her art career, Jennylynd James took part in Art Battle, an event where several artists compete to see who can create a crowd pleasing masterpiece in 20 minutes. Click the link to check out the video The masterpiece was revealed and a good time was had by all!

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One more day to vote!

Voting closes May 13th 2016! Jennylynd James was on of the Top 75 finalists for the 8th annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards. Each nomination was inspiring and deserving which made it a challenging task to narrow it down to a shortlist of 75 finalists.

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RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards 2016

I’m on the shortlist for the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards of 2016!  Canadian Immigrant magazine has officially begun the online voting stage for the awards, so please vote for me at <> .  #rbctop25 The voting stage ends on May 13, 2016, and the Top 25 winners will then be announced online […]

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Derive listed on

Great news everyone! DĂ©rivĂ©: A Trini Expat Comes Home, has been listed on among the “10 Black Canadian Novels You Should Read” . All the authors will be at the Toronto Urban Book Expo this Saturday at North York Toronto Public Library. Please come on out and spread the word! 10 Black Canadian Books […]

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Award Nomination

Jennylynd’s memoir Escape from Ireland was nominated in the Non-Fiction category of the Phyllis Wheatley Book Awards for the 17th Annual Harlem Book Fair, 2015. The Harlem Book Fair is the largest African American literary event in the United States.

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