Robert Antoni is an American born writer with Bahamian and Trinidadian ties. He has published five novels, Divina Trace (1992), Blessed is the Fruit (1997), My Grandmother’s Erotic Folktales (2002), Carnival (2005), and As Flies to Whatless Boys (2014). He was awarded the 1992 Commonwealth Writers Prize for First Novel, the 1999 Aga Khan Prize for the short story “My Grandmother’s Tale of How Crab-o Lost His Head”, the 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship, the 2014 OCM Bocas Prize for As Flies to Whatless Boys, and several other prizes.
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