Richard Georges

Author of 'Epiphaneia', 2020 OCM Bocas Prize Overall Winner

Richard Georges

Author of 'Epiphaneia', 2020 OCM Bocas Prize Overall Winner


Richard Georges is a writer of essays, fiction, and three collections of poetry. His most recent book, Epiphaneia (2019), won the 2020 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, and his first book, Make Us All Islands (2017), was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. His second book, Giant (2018), was highly commended by the Forward Prizes and longlisted for the OCM Bocas Prize. He is a recipient of a Fellowship from the Stellenbosch Institute of Advanced Study and has been listed or nominated for several other prizes, including the Hollick Arvon Caribbean Writers Prize, the Wasafiri New Writing Prize, and a Pushcart Prize. In addition to writing, Richard works in higher education and lives in the British Virgin Islands.

All events with Richard Georges

Bios & Bookmarks

10 May 2020
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Live Stream

2020 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature announcement

02 May 2020
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Live Stream

Workshop: Writing from catastrophe, with Richard Georges

29 Apr 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2nd Floor Seminar Room

Take Three: Island to Island

28 Apr 2018
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Fire Station

Discussion: The Invisible Editor

30 Apr 2017
12:30 pm-1:30 pm
Old Fire Station

Poetry Forward: celebrating the vitality of contemporary Caribbean poetry

27 Apr 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Kaiso Blues Café, 85 Woodford Street