Bocas Lit Fest

Robert Edison Sandiford

Author
Barbados

Sandiford is the author of several books, among them The Tree of Youth, winner of Barbados’ Governor General’s Award of Excellence in Literary Arts; And Sometimes They Fly, recipient of a BMA “Brands of Barbados” Award; and Sand for Snow, shortlisted for the Frank Collymore Literary Award. His graphic novels for NBM Publishing (nbmpub.com) have been called “imaginably simple [yet] also imaginatively complex” by the poet George Elliott Clarke. In 2003, he founded with sister writer Linda M. Deane ArtsEtc Inc. (artsetcbarbados.com). He has worked as a journalist, publisher, teacher, and, with Warm Water Productions, producer. His essays and short stories have appeared in numerous journals, magazines and anthologies. Fairfield from DC Books (dcbooks.ca) is his most recent title.

Years Attended

2019 Carifesta Participant
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