Rita Burkes

Rita Burkes
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Contact Name: Rita Burkes
Title: Entrepreneur
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In 2004, the Burkes initiated the Burke’s Literary Award (BURLA) with the primary intent of recognizing the literary contributions of authors of African and Caribbean heritage. BURLA, in addition to a summer reading club for male youth and a science and computer club were among a variety of programmes offered at Burke’s Bookstore.