CODE’s 2017 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature

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CODE’s 2017 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature is now open for submissions. Caribbean publishers and authors of literature for young adults (ages 12-18) can submit unpublished manuscripts, published books, or self-published books to the Bocas Lit Fest by 31 October 2016.

$21,000 CAD in cash prizes for up to 3 winning authors; guaranteed purchase and distribution of winning books to schools and libraries around the region; 15,000 award-winning books distributed across the Caribbean to date.

For more information, contact burtaward@bocaslitfest.com or call (868) 222-7099

For further details on the Burt Award for Caribbean Literature and to access the official 2017 guidelines and entry form, click here.

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