Mandisa poses with her Silver Award winning entry in the 2014 Jamaica Creative Writing Competition - Ambushed in the Night.

Mandisa M. Parnell, author of The Boy Next Door has entered her works in the Jamaica (JCDC) Creative Writing Competition twice. She has been awarded as follows:

2013 - MERIT AWARD - Adult Short - Bastard Pickney: The Jamaican Journal (a work in progress - see excerpts on Wordpress blog)

2014 - SILVER AWARD - Adult Short - Ambushed in the Night (see excerpts on Wordpress blog)