Olive Senior

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Caroline Forbes
Jamaica
Olive Senior is a prize-winning author of 13 books of fiction, poetry and non-fiction. Her short-story collection Summer Lightning won the inaugural Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book, and her poetry collection Over the Roofs of the World was a finalist for the 2005 Governor General’s Literary Award for poetry. The Pain Tree is Senior’s new collection of stories, which recently won the 2016 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean literature. Senior conducts writing workshops internationally and is on the faculty of the Humber School for Writers.
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