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Karen Lord

Karen Lord



Barbadian writer Dr. Karen Lord is the author, most recently, of The Blue, Beautiful World, longlisted for the 2024 Women’s Prize for Fiction. Redemption in Indigo, which won the William L. Crawford Award and the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature, was nominated for the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel. Her other works include the science fiction novels The Best of All Possible Worlds and The Galaxy Game, and the crime-fantasy novel Unraveling. She edited the anthology New Worlds, Old Ways: Speculative Tales from the Caribbean.


2008 Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Award2009 Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Award2010 Carl Brandon Parallax Award2011 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature2011 William L. Crawford Award2012 Kitschies Golden Tentacle (Best Debut)

Years Attended

2015 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2016 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2019 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2020 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2021 Adult's Festival Participant, 2021 Workshop Facilitator, 2022 Bocas UK Tour, 2024 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2024 Featured Speaker
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