Lelawatee Manoo-Rahming







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Lelawatee Manoo-Rahming is a Trinidadian essayist, fiction/non-fiction writer, poet and artist. Her work has appeared in numerous journals such as The Caribbean Writer, Anthurium, Woman Speak, Journal of Caribbean Literatures and Thamyris, and several anthologies including Voice, Memory, Ashes: Lest We Forget (2004) and Caribbean Erotic (2010). She is the author of two collections of poetry: Curry Flavour (2000) and Immortelle and Bhandaaraa Poems (2012). Lelawatee Manoo-Rahming has won several prizes, the David Hough Literary Prize in 2001, the Canute A. Brodhurst Prize for Short Fiction in 2009 and the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association (CBA) 2001 Short Story Competition, and, in 2009, was shortlisted for the Inaugural Proverse Literary Prize.

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Click here to buy books by Lelawatee Manoo-Rahming.

Read a review of Lelawatee Manoo-Rahming’s work by Frank Birbalsingh for the StabroekNews.com.

Read “The Night of Champa’s Matikor“, a short story published in Anthurium.

Read “The Sea Has Been Sick“, a poem published in tongues of the ocean.

Watch an interview by tongues of the ocean.

View some paintings on SpiralMuse.