Bocas Lit Fest

Olive Senior

Author
Jamaica

Olive Senior is a Jamaican writer, currently based in Canada. She is the author of several prizewinning books, including the Commonwealth Writers Prize-winning Summer Lightning. Her non-fiction book Dying to Better Themselves: West Indians and the building of the Panama Canal was the winner of the 2015 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, non-fiction category, and her collection of short stories The Pain Tree won the 2016 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature.

2015 OCM Bocas Prize for Nonfiction Winner, 2016 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature Overall Winner, OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature

Years Attended

2015 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2016 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2020 Adult’s Festival Participant
2021 Festival Event

Date

Apr 25 2021
06:30 pm - 07:30 pm
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