Rashad Hosein was born in Trinidad in 1998 and has lived and studied there since. He holds a BA in Literatures in English with Linguistics from the University of the West Indies and is currently in the MFA programme.
He is the winner of the John Steinbeck Award for Fiction (2021). He has been shortlisted twice for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize (2019, 2021), and longlisted for the Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize (2021) as well as the Royal Society of Literature’s V.S. Pritchett Prize (2021). He was also a finalist for the BCLF Elizabeth Nunez Award for Writers in the Caribbean (2020). Hosein’s fiction has appeared in Adda and Reed Magazine.