Category: Guyana

  • Ken Puddicombe wins Guyana Prize for Literature 2023.

    Ken Puddicombe wins Guyana Prize for Literature 2023.

    Ken Puddicombe’s Down Independence Boulevard and Other Stories was declared the winner of the Guyana Prize for Literature 2023 on September 14, 2023. The Guyana Prizes for Literature were initially founded to promote the development of local literature by President Desmond Hoyte in 1987. Prizes were awarded biennially in categories including best book of fiction,…

  • Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2023 shortlists announced.

    Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2023 shortlists announced.

    The shortlists for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2023 were announced on Tuesday, March 4, 2023. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction in English in the regions of Africa, Asia, Canada and Europe, the Caribbean, and the Pacific. Each of these winners is then eligible for…

  • BCLF Elizabeth Nunez Awards 2022 longlist announced.

    BCLF Elizabeth Nunez Awards 2022 longlist announced.

    The longlists of the Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival’s Elizabeth Nunez Awards 2022 were announced on Friday, July 29, and Saturday, July 30, 2022. The Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival (BCLF) is a celebration of culture as expressed through the pen of the storyteller and the voice of the poet founded in 2019. It is designed to…

  • Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival Elizabeth Nunez Awards 2021 longlists announced.

    Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival Elizabeth Nunez Awards 2021 longlists announced.

    The longlists for the Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival’s Elizabeth Nunez Awards 2021 were announced on August 9 and August 14, 2021. The Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival (BCLF), founded in 2019, is a celebration of culture as expressed through the pen of the storyteller and the voice of the poet. It is designed to facilitate vibrant…