Bocas Lit Fest

Ingrid Persaud

Author
Trinidad & Tobago

Winner of the 2020 Costa First Novel Award 2020 for Love After Love (Faber & Faber), set in Trinidad where she was born.  She also won the 2018 BBC National Short Story Award and the Commonwealth Short Story Prize in 2017. Her writing has appeared in Granta, Prospect, Five Dials, Alexander, The Guardian, National Geographic and on BBC Radio 4. Before becoming a writer, Ingrid taught law at King’s College, London, and worked as a visual artist. 

Awards

2017 Winner of Commonwealth Short Story Prize2018 BBC National Short Story Award2020 Costa First Book AwardBBC National Short Story AwardsCommonwealth Short Story PrizeCosta Book Awards

Years Attended

2018 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2019 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2020 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2020 Featured Speaker, 2022 Bocas UK Tour
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