Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, April 9th, 2017
Four Caribbean writers from Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago have made it to the shortlist for the 2017 Commonwealth Writers Short Story Prize.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, May 15th, 2014
The regional winners of the 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize have been announced and Guyana’s Maggie Harris has snagged the Caribbean title with her story ‘Sending For Chantal’.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, December 4th, 2012
Attorney Godfrey Smith has been selected Chair of the 2013 Commonwealth Book Prize. Smith, a national of Belize, is the author of the biography, George Price: A Life Revealed which earned the 2012 Bocas Prize for literary non-fiction.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, August 1st, 2012
Plagued by a struggling publishing industry, many Caribbean writers find it best to migrate to the metropoles where the machinery of agents and managers make the road from manuscript to book a little less precarious.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Saturday, June 9th, 2012
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, May 16th, 2012
In 2007, the Calabash International Literary Festival teamed up with the Commonwealth Writers Prize so that the 2007 awards were announced at that year’s festival. While a repeat is not slated to occur in 2012, audiences at this year’s Calabash will get a taste of the the CW Prize as three