Allen, Lillian, 1951-

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Allen, Lillian, 1951-

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Lillian Allen is a Canadian dub poet, reggae musician and writer. Originally from Jamaica, Allen moved to Ontario in the 1960s and settled in Toronto in 1974. She received a BA from York University. Allen first released music in 1983, entitled “Dub Poet: The Poetry of Lillian Allen”. Allen has also won several Juno Awards in the 1980s. Allen currently teaches creative writing at the Ontario College of Art and Design.


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