Bocas Lit Fest

Lauren Francis-Sharma

Author
USA

Lauren Francis-Sharma is the author of Book of the Little Axe (May, 2020), and ‘Til the Well Runs Dry, which debuted in 2014 and was shortlisted for the William Saroyan International Prize, and awarded the Honor Fiction Prize by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. ‘Til the Well Runs Dry was also chosen as an O, The Oprah Magazine Summer Reading Pick and lauded by the New York TimesUSA TodayEssence Magazine, and People Magazine amongst other publications.

Lauren is a child of Trinidadian immigrants, and lives in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C. with her husband and two children.

Awards

Honor Fiction Prize by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association

Years Attended

2020 Bios & Bookmarks Participant, 2021 Adult's Festival Participant
2021 Festival Event

Date

Apr 24 2021
03:30 pm - 04:30 pm
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