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The Gift of Music & Song: A Reading with Jacqueline Bishop  

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Jacqueline Bishop.

Writer and visual artist Jacqueline Bishop will present her work at Seton Hall University from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. EST on Wednesday, March 24. This is a virtual event on Microsoft Teams.


Born in Jamaica, Jacqueline Bishop is now based between the United States and the United Kingdom. She is a writer and visual artist whose most recent book, The Gymnast & Other Positions, was awarded the 2016 OCM Bocas Award in Non-Fiction. She is also author most recently of The Gift of Music & Song: Interviews With Jamaican Women Writers. She has also published a novel and two collections of poems.

Postcard designed by Jacqueline Bishop

Postcard by Jacqueline Bishop

As a visual artist she has had exhibitions in several countries. Awards she has received include the Canute A. Brodhurst Prize for short story writing, a year-long Fulbright grant to Morocco, and a UNESCO/Fulbright Fellowship to Paris, a Brown Foundation/Dora Maar visual arts award. She is an Associate Professor at New York University.

This event is co-sponsored by the following units and programs: Department of History, Africana Studies, English Department, Center for Faculty Development, Poetry-in-the-Round, and Women and Gender Studies.

Free and open to the virtual audience. No registration required.

Categories: Arts and Culture , Nation and World

For more information, please contact:

  • Maxim Matusevich
  • (973) 761-9386