Mordecai, Pamela (Claire)
MORDECAI, Pamela (Claire)
MORDECAI, Pamela (Claire). Jamaican, b. 1942. Genres: Novels, Children's fiction, Young adult fiction, Poetry, Education, Language/ Linguistics, Literary criticism and history. Career: Assistant high school mistress, 1963-67; Mico Training College, assistant lecturer, 1968, 1969, lecturer in English, 1973-74; assistant high school mistress in Kingston, Jamaica, 1970; University of the West Indies, Kingston, temporary research fellow in education, 1971, 1972; freelance television interviewer and presenter, 1974-80; University of the West Indies, publications officer, 1974- 88; writer, 1988-. Jamaica Information Service, radio producer and presenter, 1968-71; Gaynstead Extension School, supervisor, 1970; worked for U.S. Information Service and Agency for Public Information. Publications: Journey Poem, 1989; Sun Rhymes First ABC Colouring Book (juvenile), 1989; De Man, 1995; Ezra's Goldfish, 1995; The Costume Parade, 2000; Rohan Goes to Big School, 2000; (with M. Mortecai) Culture and Customs of Jamaica, 2001; Certifiable, 2001. EDITOR: (with M. Morris) Jamaica Woman: An Anthology of 15 Jamaican Women Poets, 1980; New Island Readers, Book 1, 1983; Jamaica 21 Anthology of Poetry, 1987; (with G. Walker-Gordon) Sunsong One, 1987; (with Walker-Gordon) Sunsong Two, 1987; (with Walker-Gordon) New Caribbean Introductory Reader, Books 1 and 2, 1987; (with B. Wilson) Her True True Name, 1989; Daughters of the Red Land, 1995. Address: 391 Bartlett Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada M6H 3G8.