More Than A Literary Festival

Ingrid Persaud

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. 


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

2019 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2018 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2020 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2020 Featured Speaker, 2022 Bocas UK Tour, 2023 Adult’s Festival Participant
Festival Programme Event
Fiction, Performance Event
April 28, 2023
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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