Mervyn Morris: Poet Laureate of Jamaica
Yesterday, Mervyn Morris was named the Poet Laureate of Jamaica by the National Library of Jamaica at a ceremony in downtown Kingston. I cannot think of anyone more deserving of this award.
It speaks to the years of commitment to his craft and the guidance that he has given and continues to give to poets and to the people of Jamaica.
In honor of Mervyn, here are the five most popular posts about him that have been published on my blog: