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AWARDS & RECOGNITION

2020

OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature – Epiphaneia
Commonwealth Short Story Prize (longlist) – ‘Shedding’

2019

OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature (longlist) – Giant
Fellow of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study

2018

Forward Prize for Poetry (highly commended) – Giant

2017

Forward Prize for Best First Collection (shortlist) – Make Us All Islands

2016

Marvin E. Williams Literary Prize – ‘X’
Small Axe Literary Competition (shortlist – poetry) – ‘Darkening/Freeport’

2015

Wasafiri New Writing Prize (shortlist – poetry) – ‘Bush Tea’

2020

OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature – Epiphaneia
Commonwealth Short Story Prize (longlist) – ‘Shedding’

2019

OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature (longlist) – Giant
Fellow of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study

2018

Forward Prize for Poetry (highly commended) – Giant

2017

Forward Prize for Best First Collection (shortlist) – Make Us All Islands

2016

Marvin E. Williams Literary Prize – ‘X’
Small Axe Literary Competition (shortlist – poetry) – ‘Darkening/Freeport’

2015

 

Wasafiri New Writing Prize (shortlist – poetry) – ‘Bush Tea’