Mind Shaper
A book of Jamaican and global poetry, prose, prayers and patois
by Jennifer P. Lumley www.JenuinPoetry.com
Upcoming Events

     The Art of Delivering an Oral Presentation

Being a Public Speaker can be nerve-racking.
Jennifer P. Lumley presents "Public Speaking Made Easier"on Saturday,
May 5, 2012 at the Unity Baptist Worship Center, 31 Manhattan Ave, 
White Plains, NY 10607 at 10AM.

The program will be sponsored by G.O.O.D. for Girls Inc. The public is invited
to come along and gain the confidence and skills of a good public speaker.
All ages welcome.

    Photo credit C. Freeman


Jennifer P. Lumley launches another spoken word cd -Poetic Encounters in time for St. Valentine's Day. POETIC ENCOUNTERS is an expectantly deliberate effort of the celebration of love, reflections and expressions of those who have dared to love or to be loved. This universal language of love transcends all boundaries of people, race culture and creed.
Poetic Encounters will warm you in a wonderfully special way and keep you in touch with those whom you have truly loved or still do.
July 31, 2011
The Silver Jubilee Crowning Ceremony of Miss Jamaica-USA
250 Bedford Pk Blvd West, Bronx, Ny 10468.
Starting Time: 6PM. Tickets available - $40.00

The Poet and her work, written specifically for this momentus
occasion were featured in the Miss Jamaica/US Journal.  ******************************
July 19, 2011
The New Millenium Poetry Group presents its monthly Open Mic marking the Independence at Yvonne's House of Soul at 6pm. 
Suggested contribution $5.00.
July 10, 2011
The Author will host a special book signing and story telling at t
he All Islands Association's annual fun day & picnic at Glen Island Park in New Rochelle, NY.
July 3, 2011
The Author will deliver some cultural selections at the 25th Miss Jamaica-USA Brunch at the Avalon in New Rochelle, NY.
She will utilize some of the work from her most recently published book,STILL LIFE,
as well as some newly written work appropriate to the occasion.

June 21, 2011
The New Millenium Poetry Group presents Caribbean-American Heritage Month in an Open mic and discussion format as well as Questions and Answers.
Lumley will again graciously host the third in a series of 'POETRY WITH A PURPOSE' as we celebrate the warm weather, graduations, proms, weddings and of course Fathers' Day from 6-8pm at Yvonne's House of Soul.
It promises to be informative, entertaining and supportive of a high calibre of networking. So bring poetry or jazz or razzmatazz for a colorful and spicy afternoon.
May 29, 2011: Friends Of Trelawney- Book Sales and Discussion 
Tuesday, May 17, 2011; 6-8pm. Welcome to the OPEN MIC
Monthly Open Mic at Yvonne's House of Soul restaurant
The New Millemeum Poetry Group, hosted by Lumley, will launch its second in a series of 'POETRY WITH A PURPOSE' Open Mic.
The New Millenium Poetry Group was designed to be a medium through which the talents of poets and writers could be uncovered. This avenue supports and encourages talents while boosting self-confidence in the delivery of oral presentation and engages self-expression with experienced wordsmiths and amateurs alike, creating a healthy, energized and supportive atmosphere while celebrating the success of others.  

These events aim to see significant growth in poetry, readings, overall literacy and the artistic expressions in lower Westchester now and in the future.

(The Mt Vernon Inquirer newspaper featured Lumley in it's May edition)

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
April is National Poetry Month!!!
Lumley will host a series of 'POETRY WITH A PURPOSE' Open Mic shows at Yvonne's House of Soul restaurant located at 65 East Prospect Ave (corner of Park Ave) Mt Vernon, NY 10550. Showtime 6-8pm 4/19/11.

Featuring poets, writers and singers from African, Latino, Caribbean, American and other cultures!!!

Join us with your rhythm and your beat.

April 16, 2011
8:00 AM
Reading and book signing to take place at the Radisson Plaza Hotel, New Rochelle, NY, on the occasion of Bible Way's Church Annual Prayer Breakfast.

April 14, 2011
Monthly Poetry Netwok Meeting & Reading

April 8, 2011
Author to volunteer as motivational speaker at the AB Davis Middle School
on the topic "It's OK to be Money Smart".
March 2, 2011

African Women's Alliance
Wednesday, 2-3:30PM
at the UNITED NATIONS; corner 1st Ave and 44th Street,
2nd Floor
New York, NY.

Topic for Discussion and presentation:
"Obstacles and Solutions to African Women and Girls' Access to Employment and Education".


February 17, 2011

Guest Poet at Open Mic at the Mt. Vernon Public Library
Fiction Room
28 South First Avenue, Mt. Vernon, NY 10550
Phone: (914) 668-1840
7PM - 8:15PM

February 12, 2011

Mistress of Ceremony - Valentine's Day Dinner
Saturday, 6PM-11PM
Top of the Rock, Avalon on the Sound East
35 Memorial Highway
New Rochelle, New York


Books available at:                                                                                      

email: Jenley1212@gmail.com
Ph: (914) 663-5161

P.O.Box 376, Fleetwood Station, Mt. Vernon, NY 10552, USA

                                 Photo credit J. Lumley

*Member of Poetry.com & International Society of Poets
*Member of the Caribbean Literary Salon


ISBN: 978-1-4401-3090-8 (sc)
ISBN: 978-1-4401-3091-5 (ebook)