"Enchanting... like Chopin preludes."
"A Light Left On... reveals the rich lyricism of her verse, the musicality of her voice, and the clarity and enduring optimism of her vision."
The Caribbean Writer
Rachel Manley was born in Jamaica in 1947. Her father was the late Prime Minister, Michael Manley, her grandparents Norman and Edna Manley. She is the author of the prize-winning Drumblair: Memories of a Jamaican Childhood (1996).