Kirk Budhooram holds an MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction) from UWI, St. Augustine. He has two novels published, The Festival and Ibis Agents. His latest manuscript, tentatively named Roots Run Deep and Other Stories is his first attempt at a serious literary work of fiction. He is a local filmmaker, having won the PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD: BEST SHORT FILM at the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival 2007 for his work on a short comedy, Herman’s Tales: Kidnapped. His latest short movies can be seen on www.youtube.com/kirkbud.