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Kevin Jared Hosein

Kevin Jared Hosein

Trinidad & Tobago


Kevin Jared Hosein is the author, most recently, of Hungry Ghosts, longlisted for the 2024 OCM Bocas Prize. He is also the winner of the 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize and the author of three books previous books, including The Repenters, which was longlisted for the OCM Bocas Prize and the International Dublin Literary Award. He is a science teacher and lives in Trinidad and Tobago.


2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize Caribbean Winner2017 CODE Burt Award for Caribbean Young Adult Literature Finalist2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize Overall WinnerCODE Burt AwardsCommonwealth Short Story Prize

Years Attended

2015 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2015 Children’s Festival Storyteller, 2016 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2016 South Festival Participant, 2017 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2018 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2019 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2019 Carifesta Participant, 2023 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2024 Adult’s Festival Participant
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