Bocas announces the 2017 OCM Bocas Prize Shortlist

The judges for the 2017 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature have announced the winners of the three genre categories, which now form the shortlist for the overall prize.

The late Trinidadian Angelo Bissessarsingh’s Virtual Glimpses into the Past/A Walk Back in Time: Snapshots of the History of Trinidad and Tobago (Queen Bishop Publishing) was chosen along with Augustown by Jamaican novelist Kei Miller (Weidenfeld and Nicolson) and Cannibal, by Jamaican poet Safiya Sinclair (University of Nebraska Press), from a longlist of nine books.

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