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Olive Senior

- Jamaica

Olive Senior

Olive Senior is the prizewinning author of 18 books of poetry, fiction, non-fiction and children’s literature. Her work is taught internationally and has been widely translated. She is a winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, among others, and has been shortlisted for Canada’s Governor-General’s award for poetry. A Jamaican by birth, she now lives in Toronto but returns frequently to the Caribbean which remains central to her work.

By Olive Senior