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February 2016

Toronto Urban Book Expo TUBE 2016

February 13, 2016

Jennylynd James will be presenting and showing her memoirs at the Toronto Urban Book Expo 2016. This will the launch of new memoir Dérivé: A Trini Expat Comes Home. The TORONTO URBAN BOOK EXPO (#TUBE2016) is the only Canadian event dedicated to celebrating urban fiction—an annual exposition of contemporary urban writers where authors have the opportunity to display, sell, and communicate their projects while promoting support and recognition for urban literature and literacy.

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April 2016

Relocation with Joy: Book readings at Knowledge Bookstore

April 16, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Jennylynd James is a “Renaissance” woman: an artist, writer, and musician with a long work history as a food scientist! Jennylynd earned a Ph.D. in Food Science at McGill University, Canada and worked in this field for over 15 years for large multinational companies. Born in Trinidad and Tobago, Jennylynd has written a series of travel memoirs to chronicle her many adventures in relocation. She hopes to touch the reader by evoking an understanding of all the emotions involved in…

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July 2016

Book Signing at AfroFest

July 10, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Jennylynd James will sign books from her series of travel memoirs at the Knowledge Bookstore booth at AfroFest, Woodbine Park, Toronto. Knowledge Bookstore provides a wide range of Afro-Centric literature and gifts. Afrofest is the largest free African Music Festival in North America. Held annually, Afrofest takes place the first weekend of July at Woodbine Park in the heart of Toronto. Started in 1989 by Music Africa, Afrofest showcases the best in African music, art, crafts, culture and food. Now…

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August 2016

Book Readings and Signing, Trinbago Day, Ottawa

August 20, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

the Trinidad & Tobago Association of Ottawa (TTAO) will be hosting its annual TrinbaGo Day Celebration on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at the Ottawa City Hall. Jennylynd James will read from her memoir Dreevay – A Trini Expat Comes Home – as part of the entertainment that afternoon. Dreevay is about all things Trini… and what better way to celebrate. Get your signed copy of Dreevay at Trinbago Day!

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September 2016

Memoir Writing Workshop hosted by Scarborough Arts

September 14, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Jennylynd James will describe step by step how she created her memoirs and give guidance to new writers on the path to take in creating a successful memoir. Do you have a life story to reveal? Have you ever thought about writing a book? Is your past too interesting not to share? A step by step guide to memoir writing will be discussed Join the group and be inspired. Register today

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June 2017

Prose in the Park Literary Festival 2017

June 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Ottawa’s favourite open-air literary festival and book fair, Prose in the Park, will take place on  June 10, 2017 in the Parkdale Park. And it is absolutely free. Everyone is welcome! Author, Jennylynd James will promote and sell her memoirs at Prose in the Park. Check out Tent 4 for the possibilities and good reads. Hope to see you there! Dérivé: A Trini Expat Comes Home Red Car Long Legs: Adventures in California and Beyond Goodbye Frying Pan Hello Fire:  A Memoir…

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October 2017

Premier Showing of ‘Salt Prune’

October 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Alzheimer’s Association of Trinidad and Tobago (AzATT) is honoured to partner with Jennylynd James, PhD, to launch the groundbreaking documentary Salt Prune, which she produced and directed in April 2017. This project documented oral accounts from six senior citizens of Trinidad and Tobago, all of whom are over 80 years old. The film captures some of their stored memories and provides insights into the lives of persons who grew up before World War II. These over 80’s also give…

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August 2018

Toronto Urban Book Expo TUBE 2018

August 3 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Writer, Jennylynd James will participate in KYA PUBLISHING’S TORONTO URBAN BOOK EXPO promoting her memoirs and launching a new book! Over the past 5 years, we’ve had over 60 urban writers, and African-Canadian/American authors participate in our annual urban book fair! Kya Publishing’s Toronto Urban Book Expo (TUBE) is the only Canadian event dedicated to celebrating urban fiction. It is an annual exposition of contemporary urban writers where authors and publishers have the opportunity to display, sell, and communicate their…

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