More Than A Literary Festival

Kevin Adonis Browne

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:


2019 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature Overall Winner

Years Attended

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