Tag: Desiree C. Bailey

  • Kingsley and Kate Tufts Poetry Awards 2022 finalists announced.

    Kingsley and Kate Tufts Poetry Awards 2022 finalists announced.

    The finalists for the Kingsley and Kate Tufts Poetry Awards 2022 were announced on Friday, February 25, 2022. The Tufts poetry awards—based at USA-based Claremont Graduate University and given for poetry volumes published in the preceding year—are not only two of the most prestigious prizes a contemporary poet can receive, they also come with hefty…

  • OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2022 longlist announced.

    OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2022 longlist announced.

    The longlist for the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2022, with nine writers with roots in five different Caribbean countries, was announced on February 27, 2022. The OCM (One Caribbean Media) Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature is an annual award for literary books by Caribbean writers, first handed out in 2011, based in Trinidad…

  • Writers of African descent finalists at the US National Book Awards 2021.

    Writers of African descent finalists at the US National Book Awards 2021.

    The finalists for the US National Book Awards 2021, featuring many leading writers and poets of African descent, were announced on October 5, 2021. The US National Book Awards are literary awards from the Northern American nations National Book Foundation established in 1936. They are conferred on the categories of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translated literature,…