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Desiree Seebaran

Desiree Seebaran

Trinidad & Tobago


Desiree Seebaran is a Trinidadian writer and editor. She is an alum of the Cropper Foundation Residential Workshop for Writers (2010) and the inaugural Moko Magazine Poetry Masterclass (2018). Her work has been shortlisted for the 2014 Small Axe Literary Competition (poetry) and the 2017 Frontier Poetry Award for New Poets Contest. Her poem ‘Picong’ won the 2019 Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize for poetry. She is a finalist for the 2021 Johnson and Amoy Achong Caribbean Writers Prize.


2019 Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize for Poetry Winner

Years Attended

2019 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2020 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2021 Adult's Festival Participant, 2023 Adult’s Festival Participant
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