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Kingston, Jamaica

Poetry

Interview on Chapel FM, Leeds, UK, 2018

Publication History

Juleus Ghunta’s poems and essays on conflict and childhood adversity have appeared in 30 journals including The Missing Slate, Moko, Spillway, Chiron Review, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, Cordite 81: New Caribbean Writing, and In This Breadfruit Kingdom. Ghunta produced and co–presented Angles of Light, a poetry podcast which aired on Chapel FM, UK, in January and March 2019. Angles of Light featured poetry readings by 33 established and emerging Caribbean poets. He was awarded the Catherine James Poetry Prize by Interviewing the Caribbean in 2017. In 2015 and 2016 he was shortlisted for the Small Axe Poetry Prize. He is a recipient of several awards for peacebuilding advocacy including Jamaica’s Prime Minister’s Youth Award for Excellence, and the University of Bradford’s Social Ambassador Prize. His picture book, Tata and the Big Bad Bull, was published by CaribbeanReads in May 2018 and launched in June 2018 at Bradford Literature Festival, UK. He is currently finalising the manuscript for his second picture book, Rohan Bullkin Learns to Read.

 

Poetry

Easy Street Journal
Interviewing the Caribbean
Moko Journal
Rising Phoenix Review
The Missing Slate
Eunoia Review
Cordite Review
Chiron Review
The Ofi Press
Spillway Journal
Poui Journal
Breadfruit Kingdom Anthology
Susumba's Book Bag
Susumba's Book Bag
Dovetales Journal
Dovetales Journal
Dovetales Journal

Academic Essays

E-International Relations
E-International Relations

Blog | Newspaper Essays

Jamaica Gleaner
Jamaica Observer