Tag: Canisia Lubrin

  • Canisia Lubrin wins Derek Walcott Prize for Poetry, Joseph-S.-Stauffer Prize

    Canisia Lubrin wins Derek Walcott Prize for Poetry, Joseph-S.-Stauffer Prize

    Canisia Lubrin has been announced the winner of the Derek Walcott Prize for Poetry and the Joseph-S.-Stauffer Prize in literature. It has been an amazing year for St Lucia-born, Canada-based writer, critic, professor, poet and editor Canisia Lubrin. Her debut poetry collection Voodoo Hypothesis (Wolsak & Wynn, 2017) was followed by The Dyzgraphxst (McClelland &…

  • Canisia Lubrin wins Canada’s Griffin Poetry Prize 2021.

    Canisia Lubrin wins Canada’s Griffin Poetry Prize 2021.

    Canisia Lubrin’s poetry collection The Dyzgraphxst was announced the winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize 2021 today, June 23, 2021. The Griffin Poetry Prize is the world’s largest international prize for a first-edition single collection of poetry written in or translated into English. The Canadian-based prize was founded by businessman and philanthropist Scott Griffin in…

  • Canisia Lubrin, Francesca Ekwuyasi on Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Awards 2020 shortlists.

    Canisia Lubrin, Francesca Ekwuyasi on Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Awards 2020 shortlists.

    Canisia Lubrin and Francesca Ekwuyasi are on the shortlists of the Canadian Governor General’s Literary Awards 2020 announced on May 4, 2021. The Governor General’s Award for English-language fiction is a Canadian literary award that recognizes one Canadian writer for a fiction book written in English annually. The awards were created by the Canadian Authors…

  • Canisia Lubrin wins OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2021.

    Canisia Lubrin wins OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2021.

    Canisia Lubrin was announced the winner of the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2021 on Sunday, April 24, 2021. The OCM (One Caribbean Media) Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature is an annual award for literary books by Caribbean writers, first presented in 2011. Books are judged in three categories: poetry; fiction — both novels…

  • Canisia Lubrin on Canada’s Griffin Poetry Prize 2021 shortlist.

    Canisia Lubrin on Canada’s Griffin Poetry Prize 2021 shortlist.

    Canisia Lubrin’s poetry collection The Dyzgraphxst is on the shortlist of the Griffin Poetry Prize 2021 announced on April 14, 2021. The Griffin Poetry Prize is the world’s largest international prize for a first edition single collection of poetry written in or translated into English. The Canadian-based prize was founded by businessman and philanthropist Scott…

  • OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2021 shortlist announced.

    OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2021 shortlist announced.

    Maisy Card, Andre Bagoo, and Canisia Lubrin make up the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2021 shortlist announced on Sunday, March 28, 2021. The OCM (One Caribbean Media) Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature is an annual award for literary books by Caribbean writers, first presented in 2011. Books are judged in three categories: poetry;…