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2021 OCM Bocas Prize: Andre Bagoo wins Non-fiction category, shortlisted for overall prize

The judges for the 2021 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature have announced the winners in the three genre categories: poetry, fiction, and non-fiction.

The genre category winners, by authors from three different Caribbean territories, will now enter the final round of judging, vying for the overall award of US$10,000.

The Shortlist

Poetry Winner

The Dyzgraphxst, by Canisia Lubrin (Penguin Random House Canada)

Fiction Winner

These Ghosts Are Family, by Maisy Card (SimonBooks)

Non-Fiction Winner

The Undiscovered Country, by Andre Bagoo (Peepal Tree Press)

The OCM Bocas Prize is sponsored by One Caribbean Media Limited, the largest media house in the Caribbean. The overall winner of the 2021 OCM Bocas Prize will be announced on Saturday 24 April, during the Winners’ Row celebratory event at the virtual 2021 NGC Bocas Lit Fest.

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