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The Caribbean Writer Announces Volume 28 Prize Winners

The Caribbean Writer – the University of the Virgin Islands’ international, refereed, literary journal with a Caribbean focus – announced its annual prize winners for Volume 28, which highlights time, place and memories. Topping the list of prizes is The Marvin E. Williams Literary Prize of $500 for new or emerging writers. This annual prize is donated by Marvin’s widow, Dasil Williams, in honor of her late husband who served as the editor of The Caribbean Writer from 2003-2008. This prize was awarded to Charlene Spencer, an up-and-coming poet, publishing in The Caribbean Writer for the first time. Spencer currently resides on St. Croix. A news release is available from the Media section of the UVI website - – and from this direct link.