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So Many Islands: The Ebb and Flow of a World of Stories and Diverse Histories

So Many Islands

In a world divided by the cause and consequences of climate change, So Many Islands is a collection of fiction and non-fiction writing that subverts geopolitical barriers to remind us that we are all connected.

Kevin Jared Hosein Cops Second Commonwealth Writers Prize

Kevin Jared Hosein Cops 2nd Commonwealth Writers Prize with Passage

For the second time in just three years, Trinidadian author Kevin Jared Hosein has snagged the regional prize (Caribbean) for the Commonwealth Writers Short Story Prize, this time with his short story ‘Passage’. Hosein first won the regional prize in 2015. 

Caribbean and Scottish Writers Trade Places

Diana McCaulay, Jane Harris and Lisa Allen Agostini

Trinidadian Lisa Allen Agostini and Jamaican Diana McCaulay will be trading places with Scotland’s Jane Harris as a part of the Trading Tales project from the British Council.

Three Caribbean Writers Shortlisted for Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2014

Three Caribbean Writers Make Commonwealth Writers Shortlist

Three Caribbean writers hailing from Guyana, the Bahamas and Trinidad and Tobago have made the list of nineteen writers vying for the 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. 

Single Caribbean Entry Makes 2013 CWW Shortlist

CWW Bookprize 2013 Shortlist

Twenty-One writers from across the Commonwealth are vying for the 2013 Commonwealth Book Prize. Interestingly, as with 2012, the Caribbean has only a sole writer shortlisted for the regional prize.

Commonwealth Writers 2012 Shortlists Announced

Commonwealth Writers

Commonwealth Writers has announced the shortlists for the Commonwealth Book Prize and the Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Regional winners for Africa, Asia, Canada and Europe, the Caribbean and the Pacific will be announced May 22, 2012.