Tiphanie Yanique is a writer from the US Virgin Islands. She is the author of How to Escape from a Leper Colony, a novella and short stories, which was shortlisted for the Bocas Literature Prize 2011. She is the winner of several literary prizes including a Pushcart Prize, the Kore Press Fiction Prize, The Academy of American Poets Prize, a Fulbright Scholarship in writing, the Boston Review Fiction Prize, and the 2010 Rona Jaffe Prize in Fiction. Her writing is published widely in several journals and anthologies. She is a professor of Creative Writing and Caribbean Literature at Drew University.
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Read about Tiphanie Yanique at the Bocas Lit Fest 2011.
Read “How to Escape from a Leper Colony” in The Boston Review.
Read a review of How to Escape from a Leper Colony in The Caribbean Review of Books.
Watch youtube videos of Tiphanie Yanique reading and discussing her work.
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