Barbados: Frank Collymore Prize goes to a fantasy novel

Karen Lord, first time entrant in the Frank Collymore Literary Competition admiring the award she received for her winning entry, a novel entitled Redemption In Indigo.

From Gercine Carter, Nation News, Barbados:

A first-time entrant has won the 2008 Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Competition (Barbados). Karen Lord received the award and a B’dos $10 000 prize for her novel Redemption In Indigo. In the book, Lorde weaves fantasy into an implied history of the world to reflect on the use of power and human choice.

The Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Competition was established by the Central Bank of Barbados in 1998 to assist in the promotion of literary arts in the island.