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Joan Riley, born in Jamaica and living from her student days in England, began publishing in the 1980s. She has dealt with the experience of uprooting and resettlement in four novels, a number of short stories, and a jointly-edited anthology.
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26 May 1958 JR was born in St Mary, Jamaica, the youngest of eight children in her family. Bibliographic Citation link.
1 May 1985 JR's first novel, The Unbelonging, was published by the Women's Press. Bibliographic Citation link.
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