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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 www.canadianimmigrant.ca/rbctop25 <http://www.canadianimmigrant.ca/rbctop25> .  #rbctop25 The voting stage ends on May 13, 2016, and the Top 25 winners will then be announced online […]

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Great space! Great Art Show!

The paintings are hung and they’re looking fine. Visit the Agincourt Toronto Public Library to see paintings in the solo art exhibition, ‘Town and Country’ by Jennylynd James. A colourful display for a popular space.

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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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Red Car Long Legs – Book Trailer

Adventures in California and Beyond Jennylynd James is an author, an artist and a singer, and to add balance to this triple threat she is also a food scientist. Red Car Long Legs is a memoir of her life in California. This tell-all story of her trying to fit into the California mould with the […]

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Escape From Eire – Book Trailer

Escape from Éire gives insight into Irish attitudes and traits as seen through the eyes of a new immigrant. With a mix of warmth, joy, and hope, it explores the highs and lows of settling in a new country. Humorous trials are endured like Irish speed dating, disastrous home renovations, and maniacal bosses. Escape from […]

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