Andre Bagoo has been awarded The Charlotte and Isidor Paiewonsky Prize for first-time publication in The Caribbean Writer for 'On Wordsworth's The Daffodils', a poem from Pitch Lake (Peepal Tree Press, April 2017) which appears in the 30th Anniversary Edition of this literary journal.
Andre said, 'I am so honored. The prize commemorates two complex, multi-faceted and hardworking people. Isidor Paiewonsky was an author, historian, entrepreneur and journalist. Charlotte was an entrepreneur, school administrator, leader in the Red Cross and civil society figure.'