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Diana McCaulay | Interview

Diana McCaulay

‘I want my writing to be grounded in the real and complex place, without nostalgia or idealization.’

Diana McCaulay

Diana McCaulay is a Jamaican writer and environmental activist; she is the founder and CEO of the Jamaica Environment Trust. Her short fiction has been published by The Caribbean Writer and in 2008, her story, ‘The Blue Tarpaulin’, won The David Hough Literary Prize awarded by editorial board of The Caribbean Writer. Her first novel, Dog-Heart, won a Gold Medal in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s National Creative Writing Competition in 2008 and was published by Peepal Tree Press in March 2010. Her second novel, Huracan, will also be published by Peepal Tree Press in July 2012.

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