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Richard Georges is the author of the poetry collections Make Us All Islands (Shearsman Books) and GIANT (Platypus Press). He is the recipient of the 2016 Marvin E. Williams Literary Prize from The Caribbean Writer, and has been shortlisted for The Wasafiri New Writing Prize, The Small Axe Literary Prize, The Hollick Arvon Prize for Caribbean Literature, the OCM Bocas Caribbean Poetry Prize, and the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. His third collection of poems, Epiphaneia, is forthcoming in 2019 from Outspoken Press.

His work has appeared in PreludeSmartish Pace, Barrelhouse, The Caribbean Writer, The Puritan, The Poetry ReviewWILDNESSWasafiri, The Rusty Toque, Baldhip, The White Review, Entropy and elsewhere.

He holds a BA in English from Texas Christian University, an MA in Creative Writing from Aberystwyth University, and a PhD in Critical and Creative Writing from the University of Sussex. Richard is also a founding editor of Moko, a journal of Caribbean arts and letters. He lives and works in the British Virgin Islands.