Richard Georges is a writer, editor, and lecturer in the British Virgin Islands. His poems have appeared or are due to appear in Prelude, Smartish Pace, Barrelhouse, The Caribbean Writer, The Puritan, WILDNESS, Wasafiri, decomP, The Rusty Toque, Baldhip, Susumba, Under the Radar, sx salon, those that this, Cordite Poetry Review and elsewhere. Richard is the author of the poetry collections Make Us All Islands (Shearsman Books), currently shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection, and the forthcoming GIANT (Platypus Press). He is the recipient of the 2016 Marvin E. Williams Literary Prize from The Caribbean Writer, and has been commended or shortlisted for The Wasafiri New Writing Prize, The Small Axe Literary Prize, and The Hollick Arvon Prize for Caribbean Literature. He chairs the Humanities Department at H. Lavity Stoutt Community College and is also a founding editor of Moko, a journal of Caribbean arts and letters.