Rachel Manley is an author and poet. She is best known for her memoir, Drumblair: Memories of a Jamaican Childhood (winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award for Nonfiction), which was inspired by life with her grandfather, Norman Washington Manley, founder of Jamaica’s first national party. Born in Cornwall, England, and raised in Jamaica, Manley now resides in Toronto.

Events Rachel Manley was involved in

  • Reading & Conversation: Rachel Manley, Sean Michaels and Susan Swan

    Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 2:00 PM

    Authors Rachel Manley, Sean Michaels and Susan Swan discuss their latest works with moderator Sheniz Janmohamed.


  • Toronto Lit Up: The Fellowship

    Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 6:00 PM

    Rachel Manley is releasing her novel, The Fellowship, and will be celebrating its publication with a Toronto Lit Up book launch! Join Cormorant Books and the Toronto International Festival of Authors for this exciting event.


  • IFOA Scarborough

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 7:00 PM

    IFOA Scarborough welcomes B. Denham Jolly and Rachel Manley!


  • Relate and Reflect

    Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 4:00 PM

    Join Nicola Lagioia, Rachel Manley, Eduard Márquez and Jean E. Pendziwol as they read from their latest works.