Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2017 reader – Cornel Bogle, GLMF Scholarship winner

Cornel Bogle was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He is a final year undergraduate student at The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Mona, where he studies Literatures in English. In 2015 he was the recipient of an Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP) scholarship from the Government of Canada, which facilitated studies at Brock University. During his tenure at The UWI, Mona he has been the recipient of the Melvena Myrie-McKenzie Prize, The Ian Randle Prize, Gladwyn Turbutt Prize in European History, Vicens Prize, and most recently the Gloria Lyn Memorial Prize for West Indian Literature for 2016. Within the past two years he has worked in various capacities as tutor, editor, and research assistant in the fields of Caribbean-Canadian writing, masculinities, postcolonial literatures, and diasporic studies.

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