Burt Award for Caribbean Literature
Free Workshops for Writers of Children's and Young Adult Literature in the Caribbean!
CODE, in partnership with Bocas Lit Fest and CaribLit, will be holding the first in a series of annual workshops for writers of Children's and Young Adult literature in several locations across the Caribbean.
Diane Browne is an author of children’s literature. Her children’s stories have been published in the United Kingdom, the USA, and in Jamaica. She occasionally writes adult short stories which have been published in Jamaica and Australia. Diane has won gold medals for her children’s stories in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s literary competition, and her books have received awards from the Book Industry Association of Jamaica. She received a Bronze Musgrave Medal in 2004 for her work in children’s literature, and won the prize for a children’s story in the Commonwealth, for her story The Happiness Dress, from the Commonwealth Foundation, 2011. Her most recent publication is Island Princess in Brooklyn, a YA novel which focuses on migration and our connections with family in the diaspora. Diane Browne runs workshops for the writing and editing of children’s stories and textbooks in the Caribbean. dianebrowneblog.blogspot.ca