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Birthplace
Jamaica
Residence
Jamaica
Identities
Jamaica
DOB
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Gender
Female

Diana McCaulay

Diana McCaulay is a Jamaican writer, newspaper columnist and environmental activist. She has written two novels, Dog-Heart (March 2010) and Huracan (July 2012), published by PeepalTree Press. Both novels met with critical acclaim and have broken local publishing records.

She has lived her entire life in Kingston, Jamaica and engaged in a range of occupations – secretary, insurance executive, racetrack steward, mid-life student, social commentator, environmental advocate. She founded and is the Chief Executive of the Jamaican Environment Trust. She is also the recipient of the 2005 Euan P. McFarlane Award for Outstanding Environmental Leadership.

Dog-Heart won a Gold Medal in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s National Creative Writing Awards (2008), was shortlisted for the Guyana Prize (2011), the IMPAC Dublin Award (2012) and the Saroyan Prize for International Writing (2012). Huracan was also shortlisted for the Saroyan Prize 2014.

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