Writing is more than just a hobby to her, more than a source of income,
more than just a form of catharsis - Carolle Bourne's writing is her life.
Her reward for a craft that has consumed her since she was at Secondary
school, is the prestige of being the second-ever winner of the Kamau Brathwaite
Award for Poetry at last year's National Independence Festival of Creative
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