AWARDS & RECOGNITION

2020
Virgin Islands Poet Laureate
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’