More Than A Literary Festival

Willi Chen

Willi Chen

Trinidad & Tobago


Willi Chen is a highly acclaimed Trinidadian writer, artist and sculptor. Mainly self-taught, he has exhibited in mixed shows in Trinidad, the United Kingdom and the USA, and has held one-man shows locally. Over the years, Chen has written over 20 plays, and his short stories have been included in several anthologies, including the Oxford Book of Caribbean Short Stories and McMillan Caribbean’s Under the Perfume Tree. His literary works include the short story collections King of the Carnival (1989) and Crossbones (2009). His latest book is the novel Toulum.

Years Attended

2019 Carifesta Participant
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