Place of birth
Trinidad and Tobago
Place of residence
Trinidad and Tobago
National identity
Trinidad and Tobago

Andre Bagoo

Short biography
Andre Bagoo is a poet and writer from Trinidad.

Andre Bagoo is a poet and writer, the author of four books of poems including BURN (Shearsman, 2012), Pitch Lake (Peepal Tree Press, 2017) and a book of essays, The Undiscovered Country) Peepal Tree Press, 2020). The Undiscovered Country was winner the non-fiction category of the 2021 OCM Bocas prize for Caribbean Literature. His next book will be a collection of short stories, due in 2022 from Peepal Tree Press. He was awarded The Charlotte & Isidor Paiewonsky Prize in 2017 and shortlisted for the Ernest Hemingway Foundation’s annual fiction prize in 2020. His work has appeared in journals such as Almost IslandBoston ReviewCaribbean Review of BooksDraconian SwitchSt Petersburg Review, and The Poetry Review

Author photograph by Marlon James.