Maggie Harris is a Guyana-born writer and artist who migrated to the U.K. in 1971.She has published several books of poetry and was awarded the Guyana Prize for Literature in 2000 for her collection Limbolands.
Sending for Chantal
Honouring strong new voices from around the world, the 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize is a global award, open to unpublished as well as published writers, with a truly international judging panel. This global anthology presents the winner of the 2014 Short Story Prize, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbiâ€™s â€śLetâ€™s Tell This Story Properly,â€ť alongside some of the most promising and original stories entered for the prize during the past three years by emerging writers across the literary landscape of the world. Gathered from over ten thousand entries, the selected stories are provocative, rich in flair and ambition, and push the boundaries of fiction into fresh territory.
Sending for Chantal is by Guyanaâ€™s Maggie Harris.
Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, OBE, editor, critic, and broadcaster, is former deputy editor of Granta magazine, series editor for the Kwani? Manuscript Prize, and the deputy chair of the Caine Prize for African Writing. She served as a judge for the 2015 Man Booker Prize panel. She lives in London, England.