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

Kevin Jared Hosein

Short biography
Kevin Jared Hosein's novel, the Repenters has just been nominated for the 2018 International DUBLIN Literary Award (formerly IMPAC Dublin)

Kevin Jared Hosein currently resides in Trinidad and Tobago. He is the 2015 Caribbean regional winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize for his entry, “The King of Settlement 4”. In 2013, he wrote and illustrated his first book, Littletown Secrets, which was named the best children’s book of 2013 by the Trinidad Guardian.

Kevin's work is also featured in anthologies such as Pepperpot: Best New Stories from the Caribbean, and New Worlds, Old Ways: Speculative Tales from the Caribbean,  and Akashic’s Duppy Thursdays. He was shortlisted twice for the Small Axe Prize. His poem, “The Wait is So, So Long” was adapted into a short film which was awarded a Gold Key at the New York-based Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.