An Evening with Dr Velma McClymont

Monday 20th June

Join Dr Velma McClymont to discuss writing and her novel Little River – the story of Scotland and Jamaica


Dr Velma McClymont is a writer, poet, scholar-activist, international speaker and the director/publisher of WomanzVue Books. She is a former lecturer in Caribbean Studies and has worked in banking, local government and as a visiting author in schools and libraries across the UK (including Scotland) and in Jamaica.

Her latest novel is Little River, a sweeping historical novel of a Scottish sugar baron and the Jamaica his life becomes enmeshed with.

Born in rural Jamaica, Dr McClymont joined her parents in London during the 1960s. She attended Notre Dame Roman Catholic High School in Battersea.