Kevin Jared Hosein is an author (and science teacher) born and raised in Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago. He is a two-time winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize for the Caribbean region. He has published three books: The Beast of Kukuyo (winner of a Burt Award for Caribbean Literature), The Repenters (longlisted for the International Dublin Literary Prize and OCM Bocas Prize) and Littletown Secrets. His writings have been published in numerous anthologies and outlets including Lightspeed Magazine, Wasafiri and BBC Radio 4. His newest novel, Hungry Ghosts, will be published in February 2023 by Bloomsbury (UK and Commonwealth) and Ecco (North America).