The Caribbean's foremost literary festival has released its 2021 longlist; Trinidad & Tobago writers dominate

Although writers from five different Caribbean territories have been longlisted for the 2021 OCM [One Caribbean Media] Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, writers from Trinidad and Tobago have secured the lion’s share of places for a prize, now in its eleventh year, that is widely considered to be the foremost literary award for Caribbean writers. Worth $10,000 United States dollars, the prize celebrates books in three genres—poetry, fiction, and literary non-fiction—published by Caribbean authors in the preceding year. Of the nine that have been longlisted for the 2021 prize, five are by Tr…

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