Olive Senior

Olive Senior was born and raised in Jamaica and is one of the Caribbean’s most celebrated writers. She has won numerous prestigious awards for her work, including the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature and the gold Musgrave Medal from the Institute of Jamaica. Her books for young people include Anna Carries Water. She lives in Toronto.

Books by Olive Senior

A beautifully illustrated picture book, set in Jamaica, about a girl learning to balance water from the spring on her head.
Hardcover
9781896580609
$18.95 USD
A young Black girl learns to love her difficult-to-manage, voluminous and boonoonoonous hair.
Paperback
9781926890227
$9.95 USD
In these ten stories, the great award-winning Olive Senior explores characters whose lives have been shaped, or twisted, by the African diaspora and centuries of colonization.
Paperback
9781770864344
$22.95 USD