Bocas Lit Fest

Monique Roffey

Trinidad & Tobago, UK

Monique Roffey is an award-winning Trinidadian-born British writer. Her latest novel is The Mermaid of Black Conch. Her novels have been translated into five languages and shortlisted for several major awards; in 2013, Archipelago won the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature. She is currently Lecturer on the MFA/MA in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University.


2013 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature Overall Winner2020 Costa Novel Award WinnerCosta Book AwardsOCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature

Years Attended

2015 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2017 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2018 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2020 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2021 Bios & Bookmarks Participant
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