Erna Brodber

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Birthday
20, 1940
Birthplace
Jamaica
Birth Sign
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Birthday
20, 1940 (age 79)
Birthplace
Jamaica

About

Jamaican author who published four novels between 1980 and 2007, including The Rainmaker's Mistake and Louisiana. She received the Caribbean and Canadian Commonwealth Writers' Prize for her 1988 novel, Myal.

Before Fame

She earned a B.A. and a Ph.D from the University College of the West Indies and subsequently worked as a teacher.

Trivia

She was the 1999 recipient of the Jamaican Musgrave Gold Award.

Family Life

She grew up in Woodside, Saint Mary Parish, Jamaica.

Associated With

She and Maya Angelou both published numerous literary works during the Twentieth Century.