Jamaican Author among eight who won Yale University Windham-Campbell Prize
Congratulations to Dr. Erna Brodber CD on receiving a 2017 Windham-Campbell Prize for Fiction!
In an announcement made yesterday by Yale University, it was revealed that Dr. Brodber has been named among eight writers who will each receive US$165,000 to support their writing.
Brodber is recognized for her invaluable contribution to Caribbean literature over the course of her four-decade career.
She is the author of several novels, including ‘Nothings Mat’ (2014) and ‘Jane and Louisa Will Soon Come Home’ (1980).
The prizes will be awarded at the Windham-Campbell Festival on September 13-15 at Yale University.