The Lounge: Amanda Choo Quan on creating platforms for C’bbean writers

Amanda Choo Quan is determined to create platforms for Caribbean writers to have opportunities abroad to let the world hear their voices.

The winner of the 2020 Johnson and Amoy Achong Caribbean Writers Prize (JAAWP), the region’s only prize for emerging writers, Choo Quan said she wants to see more done outside the region to amplify Caribbean voices.

She told the Virtual Lounge that she has already started working on some initiatives to connect Caribbean writers with influential platforms which will be revealed soon.


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