Bocas Lit Fest

Kevin Adonis Browne

Author
Trinidad & Tobago

Kevin Adonis Browne is a photographer, poet, archivist, and scholar of contemporary rhetoric and Caribbean culture. His book High Mas: Carnival and the Poetics of Caribbean Culture, an innovative hybrid of essays, memoir and photography, was the winner of the 2019 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, and the first non-fiction book to win the overall prize. His previous books include Tropic Tendencies: Rhetoric, Popular Culture, and the Anglophone Caribbean. He is currently based in Trinidad, where he works at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus. He is the co-founder of The Caribbean Memory Project, a crowd-sourced cultural heritage research platform: caribbeanmemoryproject.com.

Awards

2019 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature Overall WinnerOCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature

Years Attended

2017 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2019 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2019 Carifesta Participant, 2020 Adult’s Festival Participant
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