Longlist for the 2013 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature

Ten writers from six Caribbean countries are on the longlist for the 2013 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, sponsored by One Caribbean Media.

The Prize longlist, announced by the judges on 28 February, 2013, covers poetry, fiction, and literary non-fiction. The winners in the three genre categories will be announced on 17 March, and the Prize will be presented on 27 April, during the third annual NGC Bocas Lit Fest in Port of Spain. The overall winner of the Prize will receive a US$10,000 award.


Dark and Unaccustomed Words, by Vahni Capildeo (Trinidad and Tobago)
Fault Lines, by Kendel Hippolyte (St Lucia)
South Eastern Stages, by Anthony Kellman (Barbados)

Special mention: The Festival of Wild Orchid, by Margaret Ann Lim (Jamaica)


This Is How You Lose Her, by Junot Díaz (Dominican Republic/USA)
Archipelago, by Monique Roffey (Trinidad and Tobago)
Light Falling on Bamboo, by Lawrence Scott (Trinidad and Tobago)
God Carlos, by Anthony C. Winkler (Jamaica)

~ by eneryvibes on 1,March 2, 2013.

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