Crystal Butterfly Literary Awards On June 5th

May 17, 2022

Atlantic Publishing House will be hosting the Crystal Butterfly Literary Awards on Sunday, June 5th.

A spokesperson said, “Atlantic Publishing House is Proud to Present The Second Crystal Butterfly Literary Awards Exclusively for Women Authors. The First Crystal Butterfly Literary Awards was launched in 2019.

“This year we have selected the following authors for their outstanding contributions to Bermuda’s literature. This is a significant event, developed, based on the 1978 publishing manifesto created by Executive Director  Dale Butler who started his publishing journey with a goal to broadening the number of authors in print and also encouraging their works to be used in songs, plays and poetry.

Crystal Butterfly Literary Awards Bermuda May 2022

“Selected this year are:

  • Margaret Rose Giloth
  • Dr. Shangri-La Durham-Thompson
  • Cheryl Kerr
  • Professor Meoldye Micere Van Putten
  • Rev. Dr. Madeline Hayward
  • Carlene Spence-Darrell
  • Jessica Riederer

“The Guest Speaker is Patrice Frith Hayward who was one of the 2019 recipients of the Crystal Butterfly Literary Awards.

“The Triumph of the Spirit Award will be given to Nana Peggy Burns, artist, author, editor, educator, minimalist, poet and social/political commentator.

“The event will take place on Sunday, June 5th at 1:30 p.m. at The Leopards’ Club International. Tickets are on sale at The Music Box, Tuesdays to Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cash only, or by calling 595-9841. The event will feature entertainment and refreshments.”

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