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Yap with Dr. Yap

Jennylynd James was interviewed by Dr. Robin Yap of George Brown College, Toronto, about the life of an entrepreneur and free lancer. Check out the Youtube interview on Yap with Dr Yap Learn from food scientist, Dr. James’ journey from Caribbean roots to Ireland’s Dragon’s Den tv show to Toronto’s art world, book publishing, and […]

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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  https://youtu.be/qUm3LWVOq6A+ The masterpiece was revealed and a good time was had by all!

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Derive listed on TheUpperEch.com

Great news everyone! Dérivé: A Trini Expat Comes Home, has been listed on theupperech.com 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. http://www.harlembookfair.com/

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Author Jennylynd James at the Black Canadian Awards

Jennylynd James was honoured with a Black Canadian Award as a Role Model for 2015, by the Diversity Advancement Network. The Awards gala took place at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Toronto on June 6th. Jennylynd James “Author of ESCAPE FROM EIRE: A memoir of love and adventure in Ireland, New: Goodbye Frying Pan Hello […]

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