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Literary Prizes

Six Writers Shortlisted for Hollick Arvon Caribbean Writers Prize

And then there were six... The list of emerging writers vying for the inaugural Hollick Arvon Caribbean Writers Prize has been further narrowed to six candidates hailing from Trinidad and Tobago, Bermuda and the Bahamas.

Orphan Master's Son Wins Literature Pulitzer 2013

Adam Johnson - The Orphan Master's Son

The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson (Random House) copped the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for literature while Ayad Akhatar’s Disgraced earned the prize for drama. The 2013 Pulitzer for poetry was snagged by Sharon Olds for her work Stag’s Leap, published by Alfred A Knopf.

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.

And the Juges Are... CWW 2013

Godfrey Smith

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.