Monique Roffey

Author of The Mermaid of Black Conch

Monique Roffey

Author of The Mermaid of Black Conch

Biography

Monique Roffey is an award-winning Trinidadian-born British writer of novels, essays, a memoir and literary journalism. Her latest novel is The Mermaid of Black Conch, (April, 2020). Her novels have been translated into five languages and shortlisted for several major awards and, in 2013, Archipelago won the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature. Her essays have appeared in The New York Review of Books, Boundless magazine, The Independent, Wasafiri, and Caribbean Quarterly. She is a founding member of XRWritersRebel, and an advocate for emerging writers in Trinidad, founding St James Writers Room in 2014. She is currently Lecturer on the MFA/MA in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University and a tutor at the Norwich Writers Centre.

All events with Monique Roffey

Beyond the First Draft: Literary Craft Studio #3

09 May 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Writers Centre, 14 Alcazar Street, St. Clair

Beyond the First Draft: Literary Craft Studio #2

29 Apr 2020
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
1st floor Seminar Room National Library, Abercromby Street, PoS

Virtual Book Launch: The Mermaid of Black Conch

02 Apr 2020
7:00 am-3:00 pm
Instagram, Facebook, Twitter

Beyond the First Draft: Literary Craft Studio Package

18 Jan 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Writers Centre, 14 Alcazar St, St. Clair

Beyond the First Draft: Literary Craft Studio #1

18 Jan 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Writers Centre, 14 Alcazar St, St. Clair

Workshop: Writing the erotic, with Monique Roffey

25 Apr 2018
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
1st Floor Seminar Room

After Dark: An intimate encounter with Monique Roffey and Shivanee Ramlochan

18 Apr 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bocas Lit Fest Writers’ Centre, 14 Alcazar Street, St. Clair

Your Story: a women’s writing workshop

30 Apr 2017
10:00 am-1:00 pm
1st Floor Seminar Room

Family ties

28 Apr 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Old Fire Station

Take Two: Violent times

02 May 2015
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Fire Station

Fiction: the art of vision and revision

01 May 2015
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
2nd Floor Seminar Room

The many lives of Raoul Pantin

30 Apr 2015
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Old Fire Station