Diana McCaulay

Award-winning Jamaican Author

Diana McCaulay

Award-winning Jamaican Author


Diana McCaulay is an award-winning Jamaican writer and environmental activist. She has written four novels, White Liver Gal (self-published), Gone to Drift (Harper Collins and Papillote Press), Huracan (Peepal Tree Press) and Dog-Heart (Peepal Tree Press). Both Dog-Heart and Huracan were shortlisted for the Saroyan Prize for International Writing. Gone to Drift placed second in the 2015 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature and won the Vic Reid Award for Young Adult Literature at Jamaica’s national Lignum Vitae Awards in 2016. Diana also won the Hollick Arvon Prize for Caribbean writing in 2014, for her non fiction work-in-progress Loving Jamaica: a memoir of place and (not) belonging. She was the Caribbean regional winner for the Commonwealth Writers Short Story prize in 2012 for her story The Dolphin Catcher. She has also written children’s stories for SCOOP magazine in the UK.


All events with Diana McCaulay

CODE Burt Award 2019 Showcase

02 May 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
AV Room

The best of CODE’s Burt Awards

02 May 2015
10:00 am - 11:00 am
1st Floor Seminar Room

Burt Award Ceremony

01 May 2015
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Old Fire Station

Reading: The Dolphin Catchers

01 May 2015
10:25 am-10:45 am
Port of Spain Children's Library