Carol Duncan

Carol B. Duncan is a writer and academic of Caribbean heritage. Carol was born in London, England of Guyanese and Antiguan parentage. She spent childhood in Antigua with maternal grandparents from Dominica and Antigua before emigrating to Toronto. Caribbean folklore, storytelling and patois/creole language are important sources of inspiration in her writing. Carol holds a PhD in sociology and is a professor at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada. Carol’s short stories have been published in FIYAH, Heartlines Spec, PREE Magazine – Caribbean Writing, and Augur Magazine. Carol’s writing has been recognized as the recipient of the Waterloo Region Arts Award for literature. ‘Peeny-Wally’ was nominated for The Journey Prize and received an honourable mention in the Year’s Best Speculative African Fiction (and Poetry) Volume 2. It was selected for the anthology ‘African Ghost Short Stories’ (Flame Tree, 2024).

Carol Duncan

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