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|Birth:||20th April, 1940|
|Profession:||Historian, Novelist, Professor, Social Worker, Sociologist, Teacher, Writer|
Erna Brodber was born in Woodside, Saint Mary Parish, Jamaica. She is a Jamaican historian, novelist, writer, sociologist, teacher, social activist, and professor. She earned a B.A. degree in History from the University College of the West Indies, London in 1963. She earned an M.Sc. degree in Sociology from the University College of the West Indies, Kingston in 1968. She earned a Ph.D. in History from the University College of the West Indies, Kingston in 1985. She served as a teacher at the University College of the West Indies, Kingston and as a associate professor at Randolph-Macon College. She is the author of four novels: Jane and Louisa Will Soon Come Home, Myal, Louisiana, and The Rainmaker's Mistake. She won the Caribbean and Canadian regional Commonwealth Writers' Prize in 1989 for Myal. In 1999 she received the Jamaican Musgrave Gold Award for Literature and Orature. She has also authored important studies, notably "Rural-Urban Migration and the Jamaican Child".
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