AWARDS

HONORS, AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS

2017      Summer Research/Creative Production Stipend

2016      Mentoring Program for Diverse Faculty Grant, New York University

2016     Graduate Research Development Grant, Maryland Institute College of Art

2016      OCM Bocas Award for Caribbean Literature, Non-Fiction Category

2016     Appreciation Award, Nonsuch Primary School Heritage Club

2015      Mentoring Program for Diverse Faculty Grant, New York University

2015      Museums Connect Grant, U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the American Alliance of Museums

2014     Canute A. Brodhurst Prize, Best Short Fiction, The Caribbean Writer

2014     Graduate Research Development Grant, Maryland Institute College of Art

2014      Mentoring Program for Diverse Faculty Grant, New York University

2014      Museums Connect Grant, U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the American Alliance of Museums

2013     Graduate Research Development Grant, Maryland Institute College of Art

2009      UNESCO/Fulbright Fellow, Paris, France

2008     Fulbright Fellow, Rabat, Morocco

2000     Travel Grant, Air Jamaica, Film: ‘I Came Here By A Dream: The Jamaican Intuitives’.

2000     Travel Grant, E.L. Doctorow, Film: ‘I Came Here By A Dream: The Jamaican Intuitives’

2000     Travel Grant, The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, New York University

2000     The Arthur Schomburg Award for Excellence in the Humanities, New York University

1998     Jamaica Cultural Development Commission Awards (three awards in fiction and poetry)

1998     Fellowship in Creative Writing, New York University

1997     Oral History Association Fellowship, New Orleans, Louisiana

1997     Jamaica Cultural Development Commission Awards (five awards in fiction and poetry)

1994     James Michener Creative Writing Fellowship, The Caribbean Writers Summer Institute, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida