Lawrence Scott masterclass

A Centre for New Writing Event

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When

Feb 09, 2015
from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM

Where

Ken Edwards room 528

Contact Name

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Lawrence Scott
c. Eugene McConville

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS CURRENTLY FULLY BOOKED

Lawrence Scott is a prize-winning Caribbean novelist and short-story writer from Trinidad & Tobago. He is the recipient of a Lifetime Literary Award for his significant contribution to the development of Trinidad and Tobago’s Literature in recognition of the 50th Anniversary of Trinidad and Tobago’s Independence, 1962-2012.

He has been awarded and short-listed for Commonwealth Writers’ Prizes, Best Book and Best First Book in Canada & the Caribbean. He was twice nominated for The International Impac Dublin Literary Award. He was once Long-Listed for The Whitbread Prize and The Booker Prize. He was awarded the Tom-Gallon Short-Story Award.

His work has stimulated critical work into the post-colonial novel’s use of magic-realism, carnival, calypso, her/history, storytelling, dialect/standard narratives, identity, landscape, the body, race, religion and homo/sexuality.

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