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Fred W. Kennedy

Fred Kennedy

Born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica, I have worked for over thirty years, teaching in both Jamaica and Canada. I pursued graduate studies in education in Canada and held administrative positions including the post of Principal of my alma mater, St. George’s College in Kingston, Jamaica. I have a great passion for Caribbean literature and history. I have recently completed my second novel, Huareo: Story of a Jamaican Cacique, which I have also translated into Spanish. My fourth publication, FIRSTBORN: The Life of Luis Fred Kennedy 1908-1982. is now published (November 2022).  It is a biography of my dad in honour of the centenary of GraceKennedy Ltd. My wife and I reside in Markham, Ontario, Canada.

Email:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada
Province:
Ontario
I write professionally in the following language(s):
English, Spanish

Publications

Firstborn: The Life of Luis Fred Kennedy 1908-1982. 2022, FrisenPress Inc
Daddy Sharpe: Narrative of Samuel Sharpe, A West Indian Slave Written by Himself. 2008, IanRandle Publishers
Huareo: Story of a Jamaican Cacique. 2015, IanRandle Publishers
Huareo: Cacique de Jamaica. 2016, IanRandlePubishers
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
No