Debut novelist Tamika Gibson wins CODE’s 2016 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature

CODE announced the winners of its third annual Burt Award for Caribbean Literature, which recognizes outstanding writing for young adults by Caribbean authors, at the 2016 NGC Bocas Lit Fest in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. Tamika Gibson received the first prize of $10,000 CAD for her first novel, De First Family. Born in Trinidad and … Continue reading Debut novelist Tamika Gibson wins CODE’s 2016 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature