Fabian M. Thomas – Jamaica

Fabian M. Thomas is a writer, poet, spoken word performer, Artistic Director, Performing Arts Specialist and Calabash Writers Workshop Fellow. He has been published in several anthologies and collections including So Much Things To Say, 100 Calabash Poets, The Caribbean Writer and Jubilation!. In 2018, he self-published a collection of gratitude verses, affirmations, spoken word and prose entitled New Thought, New Words. In addition to being awarded gold and bronze medals for Poetry in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s 2010 National Creative Writing Competition, fabian has also won the 2011 Charlotte & Isidor Paiewonsky Prize from The Caribbean Writer for first time publication, of his poem No One Helped Him, in Volume 24.