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Hadassah K. Williams

Trinidad & Tobago


Hadassah K. Williams is a writer from Trinidad and Tobago, and the winner of the first BCLF Elizabeth Nunez Award for Writers in the Caribbean.

A mentee of Earl Lovelace and Monique Roffey, she is currently working on her first novel and her work can be found in Moko Magazine for Caribbean Arts and Letters and Interviewing the Caribbean Magazine. Her story “Cascadura” was published in Peekash Press’ Speculative Fiction anthology: New Worlds Old Ways, edited by Karen Lord, in 2016, and in 2018 her story “Nerves” was shortlisted for the Cosmonauts Avenue Fiction Prize. In 2019 she was awarded a scholarship to attend the Faber and Faber Academy and has had the privilege of being featured several times on the Bocas Lit Fest programme.


2020 BCLF Elizabeth Nunez Award for Caribbean Writers WinnerBCLF Elizabeth Nunez Awards

Years Attended

2016 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2016 South Festival Participant, 2019 Carifesta Participant, 2020 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2022 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2023 Adult’s Festival Participant
Festival Programme Event
Fiction, Performance, Poetry Event
April 29, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Festival Programme Event
Fiction Event
April 28, 2023
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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