Bocas Lit Fest

Barbara Jenkins

Trinidad & Tobago

Barbara Jenkins is a Trinidadian writer, author of the short fiction collection Sic Transit Wagon. She has won several prizes including the 2013 Hollick Arvon Caribbean Writers’ Prize and the Guyana prize. Her debut novel De Rightest Place is published in 2018.


2010 Commonwealth Short Story Prize Caribbean Winner2011 Commonwealth Short Story Prize Caribbean Winner2013 Hollick Arvon Prize WinnerCommonwealth Short Story PrizeHollick Arvon Prize

Years Attended

2016 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2016 South Festival Participant, 2018 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2019 Carifesta Participant
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