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Writer, Creative Writer, Copy Writer, Poet, Lyricist, Research Writer

Toronto, ON, Canada
Negotiable based on job type
October 22, 2018

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Joseph O. Edwards

****-*** *** ***** *****,

Toronto, Ontario

M6B 1B1

Telephone: 437-***-****


Personal Motto: “Changing the world through writing one line at a time”.


a.Sheridan College (current)

b.International University of the Caribbean

c.Northern Caribbean University

d. University of West Indies


a.Diploma in Community and Justice Services (pending)

b.Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honours in Guidance & Counselling from the (International University of the Caribbean)

c.Certificate in Para-professional Counselling from (Northern Caribbean University)

d.Certificate in Peer Counselling from (University of the West Indies)

Writing History:

a.Writing occasional publications for the Daily Gleaner since 2008

b.Writing occasional publications for the Daily Observer since 2012

c.Jamaica Cultural Development Corporation - Creative Writing Competition 2016

d.Jamaica Cultural Development Corporation – Creative Writing Competition 2018

Special Writing Achievements:

a.2nd place winner in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission Creative Writing Competition with 2 golds and a silver in 2018 finals.

b.Outstanding Writer award in the JCDC 2018 finals.

c.Appeared twice on CVM Live Editorial program in 2017 to discuss articles that I wrote and published in the daily papers.

d.3rd place winner in JCDC Competition with 1 gold and 1 merit award in 2016 finals.

e. Special Writer award in JCDC 2016 finals.

f.Self-published a book – Moments in Jamaica Poetry Time in 2015.

Special Writing Skills:

Creative Writing, Copy Writing, Minor Research Writer, Blog Writer, Poet, Lyricist

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