The 2010 Calabash International Literary Festival — Authors & Performers

Calabash is a festival in the truest sense — earthy, inspirational, daring and diverse. The selection of authors and performers for 2010 includes Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka, Colson Whitehead, Cristina Garcia, Russell Banks, Sharon Olds, Billy Collins and Nami Mun.

Adjoa Dawes
Bernice McFadden
Billy Collins
Christian Campbell
D.T.H. Christopher Tufton
Cristina García
Colson Whitehead
Diana McCaulay
Feryal Ali Gauhar
Freddie McGregor, O.D.
Helen Oyeyemi
Helen Williams
Ishion Hutchinson
Kaylie Jones
Leonie Forbes, O.D.
Matthew Shenoda
Michael "Ibo" Cooper
Michael Holgate
Nami Mun
Russell Banks
Seretse Small
Sharon Olds
Steve Golding
Sudeep Sen
Winston "Bello" Bell
Wayne Armond
Wole Soyinka


Adjoa Dawes

A lifelong educator, Adjoa Dawes has taught at some of the top high schools in Jamaica. She earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of the West Indies-Mona. Currently the principal at the Emmanuel Christian Academy in Kingston, she is the third and youngest daughter of the late Neville Dawes, author of The Last Enchantment.

Program: The Last Enchantment