Burt Award for Caribbean Literature Now Open for Submissions

Eligible books and manuscripts can now be submitted to the inaugural Burt Award for Caribbean Literature! 

Launched in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on April 27th, 2013, the Award established by CODE in collaboration with William (Bill) Burt and the Literary Prizes Foundation and in partnership with the Bocas Lit Fest aims to celebrate the literary achievements of Caribbean authors while improving young readers’ access to books that are engaging and meaningful to them.

Books published between 1 August 2011 and 22 August 2013 and eligible manuscripts must be received by the judging panel from publishers by 23 August 2013.

Read more about the Award and consult the guidelines and entry forms.

Date: 
Monday, May 13, 2013
News Type: 
Burt Award News