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Caribbean Writing Competitions

Guyana Prize for Literature and Caribbean Award Open for Entries

Guyana Prize for Literature and Guyana Prize for Literature Caribbean Awards

The Guyana Prize for Literature and the recently introduced Caribbean Award are now open for entries. The Guyana Prize for Literature, established in 1987, is one of the region’s oldest existing awards for literature.

Barbara Jenkins Cops Hollick Arvon Emerging Writers Prize

Barbara Jenkins cops the Hollick Arvon Prize 2013

Barbara Jenkins wrote her way to the top of the heap and has been inked into history as the winner of the inaugural Hollick Arvon Caribbean Writers Prize. The prize was announced during the 3rd annual Bocas Literary Festival, in Port of Spain, Trinidad.