Bahamian wins Commonwealth Short Story Prize
A Bahamian is among the winners of the 2019 Commonwealth Short Story Prize.
This year’s international judging panel has selected five regional winners from 5,081 entries, and a shortlist of 21 stories, for the 2019 Prize.
The regional winners this year are: Mbozi Haimbe of Zambia; Saras Manickam of Malaysia; Constantia Soteriou of Cyprus; Alexia Tolas of The Bahamas; and Harley Hern of New Zealand.
Ms. Tolas, a literature teacher, won with her entry ‘Granma’s Porch’.
“Winning the regional prize for the Caribbean means everything to me,” she said.
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