Olive Senior

Author of several prizewinning books

Olive Senior

Author of several prizewinning books

Biography

Olive Senior, is a Jamaican writer, currently based in Canada. She is the author of several prizewinning books, including the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize-winning Summer Lightning. Her non-fiction book Dying to Better Themselves: West Indians and the building of the Panama Canal was the winner of the 2015 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, non-fiction category, and her latest collection of short stories, The Pain Tree, is the winner of the 2016 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, fiction category.

All events with Olive Senior

Dying to Better Themselves

30 Apr 2015
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Old Fire Station

Short films: Caribbean writers in Canada

02 May 2015
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
AV Room

Short films: Caribbean writers in Canada

03 May 2015
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
AV Room

OCM Bocas Prize: Celebrating the 2015 winners

03 May 2015
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Old Fire Station

Stories of Home

29 Apr 2016
1:00 pm-2:00 pm
AV Room

Celebrating the 2016 OCM Bocas Prize winners

01 May 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Old Fire Station