Commonwealth Short Story Prize, Regional Winner, Caribbean:
Diana McCaulay, Jamaica, The Dolphin Catcher
Diana has also made shortlist for the 2012 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for her novel Dog-Heart. Her latest novel, Huracan, hits shelves next month.
Diana McCaulay is a Jamaican writer, newspaper columnist and environmental activist. She has lived her entire life in Jamaica and engaged in a range of occupations – secretary, insurance executive, racetrack steward, mid-life student, social commentator, environmental advocate. She is the Chief Executive of the Jamaican Environment Trust and the recipient of the 2005 Euan P. McFarlane Award for Outstanding Environmental Leadership. Dog-Heart won first prize in the 2008 Jamaican National Literature awards.
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