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Guyanese Authors

An Author’s Journey - In Her Own Words by Yolanda Marshall

Yolanda Marshall

I was born in Georgetown, Guyana, to Herbert Marshall, a famous Guyanese Guitarist, and Hazel Marshall, a Bishop’s High school and University of Guyana graduate. At the age of five, my parents divorced and my younger sister and I lived with our mother. I used to love visiting my grandparents Alma and Livingstone Marshall’s home in Bent street.

Simone A. James Alexander Ph.D. - Professor & Author

Simone A. James Alexander

Simone A. James Alexander is Professor of English, Africana Studies and Women and Gender Studies and Director of Africana Studies at Seton Hall University, New Jersey, where she teaches and researches in the areas of Postcolonial literature, African American literature, African literature, Caribbean literature, Russian literature, American Literature and women writers.

Kimani Nehusi, African Historian Former Athlete, Academic and Author

Kimani Nehusi, African Historian Former Athlete, Academic and Author

Kimani Nehusi (PhD) is a progressive African historian born in Guyana. Dr. Nehusi is an athlete and academic who lectured at the University of Guyana, the University of London and the University of East London.

Kwesi Oginga, Radio Broadcaster, Pastor, Adjunct Professor, Author and Much More

Kwesi Oginga, Radio Broadcaster, Pastor, Adjunct Professor, Author and much more

Kwesi Oginga was born in Beterverwagting, Guyana. His life as a writer began at age 15. His works won him several Certificates of Excellence at the Guyana Festival in the Arts (GUYFESTA). His works were also featured at the Caribbean Festival of the Arts (CARIFESTA), and at the Festival of the Guianas in Suriname and Cayenne.

Eusi Kwayana: A Guyanese Political Legend turns 90

Eusi Kwayana: A Guyanese Political Legend turns 90

Today, April 4, 2015, Eusi Kwayana turns 90. It is difficult to properly analyze modern Guyanese politics without taking into consideration Eusi Kwayana’s wide ranging contributions. His political career has spanned the seven decades, which mirrors the period normally referred to as the modern phase of Guyanese and Caribbean politics.

Terry J. Logan, Author, Scientist, Entrepreneur

Terry J. Logan, Author, Scientist, Entrepreneur

Terry J. Logan was born in 1943 in Georgetown, British Guiana (now Guyana). He spent his first seven years in Kwakwani, an American owned bauxite mine. He moved to Georgetown to live with his mother and grandmother in his grandmother's hotel, the Park.

Guyanese artist Dudley Charles Stimulates Audience at NBC Studio, Washington, DC

Dudley Charles with Maureen Bunyan standing beside another of his paintings

Beauty it is said is in the eyes of the beholder and for everyone who attended the show last Sunday, January 22, there was much beauty to behold.

Sharon Maas - Author and Adventurer

The Small Fortune of Dorothea Q

Sharon Maas was born in Georgetown, Guyana, in 1951.

She was educated in Guyana and England. After leaving school she worked as a staff journalist at the Guyana Graphic and the Sunday Chronicle in Georgetown.

Guyanese American Author Wins Fifth International Award

Christopher H.K. Persaud Author of The Da Vinci Code Revisited

New Milford, New Jersey – Guyanese American Christian Apologetics author Christopher H.K. Persaud has won his fifth international award. Persaud’s book, The Da Vinci Code Revisited: A Conclusive Refutation of the Widespread, Sinister Lie (Xlibris Corporation, USA, 2013, Revised) earned top marks in the Non Fiction – Inspirational category of the 2014 Readers' Favorite International Book Competition and was awarded a Silver medal. The Da Vinci Code Revisited also received a five-star rating via an official Readers’ Favorite organization book-reviewing process.

E. R. Braithwaite, author of "To Sir, With Love"

E. R. Braithwaite

Edward Ricardo Braithwaite (born June 27, 1920) is a Guyanese novelist, writer, teacher, and diplomat, best known for his stories of social conditions and racial discrimination against black people. He was born in Georgetown, Guyana.

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