40 relations: Academy, Alecia McKenzie, Angela Barry, Anthony Kellman, Artist-in-residence, Arts Council England, BBC, Black British, British Council, Burley, Leeds, California State University, Caribbean, Caribbean Review of Books, Christian Campbell (poet), Christine Craig, Commonwealth Games, Courttia Newland, David Cohen Prize, Dorothea Smartt, Emmy Award, England, Fiction, Forward Prizes for Poetry, George Lamming, Ishion Hutchinson, Jackie Kay, Jan Shinebourne, Kamau Brathwaite, Keats House, Kwame Dawes, Leeds, Los Angeles, Neville Dawes, Opal Palmer Adisa, Palace of Westminster, Poetry, SI Leeds Literary Prize, South Asia, The Bookseller, Yorkshire.
An academy (Attic Greek: Ἀκαδήμεια; Koine Greek Ἀκαδημία) is an institution of secondary education, higher learning, research, or honorary membership.
Alecia McKenzie (born Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican writer and journalist.
Angela Barry (née Richards) is a Bermudian writer and educator.
Anthony Kellman (born 24 April 1955) is a Barbados-born poet, novelist, and musician.
Artist-in-residence programs and other residency opportunities exist to invite artists, academicians, curators, to reside within the premises of an institution.
Arts Council England is a non-departmental public body of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Black British are British citizens of Black origins or heritage, including those of African-Caribbean (sometimes called "Afro-Caribbean") background, and may include people with mixed ancestry.
The British Council is a British organisation specialising in international cultural and educational opportunities.
Burley is an inner city area of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, north-west of Leeds city centre, between the A65 Kirkstall Road at the south and Headingley at the north, in the Kirkstall ward.
California State University (Cal State or CSU) is a public university system in California.
The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.
The Caribbean Review of Books, or CRB, is a literary magazine based in Port of Spain, Trinidad, reviewing books of Caribbean interest—by Caribbean authors or about the Caribbean—and publishing original fiction, poetry, and other literary material.
Christian Campbell (born 1979) is a Trinidadian-Bahamian poet, essayist and cultural critic who has lived in the Caribbean, the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada.
Christine Craig (born 24 June 1943) is a Jamaican writer living in Florida, US.
The Commonwealth Games are an international multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations.
Courttia Newland (born 25 August 1973) is a British writer of Jamaican and Bajan heritage.
The David Cohen Prize for Literature (est. 1993) is a biennial British literary award given to a writer, novelist, short-story writer, poet, essayist or dramatist in recognition of an entire body of work, written in the English language.
Dorothea Smartt (born 1963) is an English-born poet of Barbadian descent.
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theater), and the Grammy Award (for music).
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Fiction is any story or setting that is derived from imagination—in other words, not based strictly on history or fact.
The Forward Prizes for Poetry are awards for poetry, presented annually at a ceremony in London.
George Lamming (born 8 June 1927) is a Barbadian novelist, essayist and poet and an important figure in Caribbean literature, who first won critical acclaim with his debut novel, In the Castle of My Skin (1953).
Ishion Hutchinson is an award-winning Jamaican poet and essayist.
Jackie Kay MBE FRSE (born 9 November 1961) is a Scottish poet and novelist.
Jan Lowe Shinebourne (born 1947), also published as Janice Shinebourne, is a Guyanese novelist who now lives in England.
Edward Kamau Brathwaite (born 11 May 1930) is a Barbadian poet and academic, widely considered one of the major voices in the Caribbean literary canon.
Keats House is a writer's house museum in a house once occupied by the Romantic poet John Keats.
Kwame Senu Neville Dawes (born 28 July 1962, Ghana) is a Ghanaian poet, actor, editor, critic, musician, and former Louis Frye Scudder Professor of Liberal Arts at the University of South Carolina.
Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Neville Dawes (16 June 1926 – 13 May 1984) was a novelist and poet born in Nigeria of Jamaican parentage.
Opal Palmer Adisa (born November 6, 1954) is a Jamaica-born award-winning poet, novelist, performance artist and educator.
The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Poetry (the term derives from a variant of the Greek term, poiesis, "making") is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning.
The SI Leeds Literary Prize is a biennial award founded in 2012 by Soroptimist International of Leeds (SI Leeds) – a branch of the worldwide women's organization Soroptimist International – for unpublished fiction written by Black and Asian women resident in the UK.
South Asia or Southern Asia (also known as the Indian subcontinent) is a term used to represent the southern region of the Asian continent, which comprises the sub-Himalayan SAARC countries and, for some authorities, adjoining countries to the west and east.
The Bookseller is a British magazine reporting news on the publishing industry.
Yorkshire (abbreviated Yorks), formally known as the County of York, is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.