Congrats to Antigua and Barbuda’s Grand Dame of Poetry


‘It was a gala, red carpet affair when Antigua and Barbuda’s “Grand Dame of Poetry” Mary Geo Quinn launched her ninth book, “Hol’ De Line and Other Stories”, on June 9. Scores of nationals flocked to the Runway 10 Conference Centre to witness a cultural treat of music, song, poetry readings and storytelling by her children, grandchildren and siblings.

At the ripe old age of 85, Mary Quinn is the oldest Antiguan and Barbudan to publish a book in her platinum years. The book launch included two book reviews by Best of Books Manager and Literary Critic Barbara Arindell and Journalist, Lecturer and Author, D Gisele Isaac. They both had high accolades for Mrs Quinn and the sterling quality of the book…’ Continue reading at the Daily Observer.

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One response to “Congrats to Antigua and Barbuda’s Grand Dame of Poetry

  1. Juliette

    How marvelous it is to read this! Mrs. Quinn did not allow age to stop her from being productive in the very meaningful contribution to the lives of so many for generations to come. What encouragement! What testimony to the timelessness of our value and usefulness as we use the gifts and talents that God gives us to serve others.
    Congratulations Mrs. Quinn, and thank you!! May the Lord bless you with many more years.

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