Ira Mathur

Journalist and writer

Ira Mathur

Journalist and writer

Biography

Ira Mathur is an Indian-born multi-media Trinidad based journalist and Trinidad Guardian columnist and the recipient of nine regional awards for excellence in journalism. In 2013 and 2014 she a finalist for the Hollick Arvon Prize. In 2018 Mathur was shortlisted for the Bridport Short Story Prize, and the Lorian Hemmingway (short story) Prize. In 2019 she was longlisted for the 2019 Johnson and Amoy Achong Caribbean Writers Prize. She is the 2018 second prize winner of the Caribbean based Small Axe Literary Competition for short fiction. An excerpt from her novel in progress is anthologized in Thicker Than Water, Peekash Press, 2018.

All events with Ira Mathur

Family Matters

18 Aug 2019
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Grand Market

Take Two: Ingrid Persaud and Celeste Mohammed

26 Apr 2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
AV Room

Discussion: Are all rights created equal?

27 Apr 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Old Fire Station