Pollard, Velma (1937–)

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Pollard, Velma (1937–)

Jamaican poet, literary critic and short-story writer. Born 1937 in Jamaica; sister of Erna Brodber (writer, b. 1936); McGill University, MA in Education; Columbia University, MA.

Appointed senior lecturer in education at University of West Indies; works include Crown Point (1988), Considering Women (1989), Shame Trees Don't Grow Here (1992), From Jamaican Creole to Standard English: A Handbook for Teachers (1994), and The Best Philosophers I Know Can't Read or Write (2001); contributed to Jamaica Journal, Arts Review, and Caribbean Quarterly.

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