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Jennifer Rahim

Jennifer Rahim

Trinidad & Tobago


Jennifer Rahim is a widely published poet, fiction writer and literary critic. She co-edited and introduced two collections of essays, Beyond Borders: Cross-Culturalism and the Caribbean Canon (2009) and Created in the West Indies: Caribbean Perspectives on V.S. Naipaul (2011). Her poetry collection Approaching Sabbaths (2009) was awarded a 2010 Casa de las Américas Prize. Songster and Other Stories (2007) is her well-received collection of short stories. Curfew Chronicles: A Fiction (2017), her second short story collection is winner of the 2018 OCM Bocas Prize fiction category.


2018 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature Overall WinnerOCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature

Years Attended

2017 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2018 Adult’s Festival Participant
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