Maggie Harris is a poet, prose writer, and visual artist. Originally from Guyana, South America, she recently re-located to Kent after 10 years in Wales. She attended Kent University as a mature student, achieving a BA and MA, and started her career performing, running workshops and teaching creative writing. She has worked for Kent Arts & Libraries, represented Kent in Europe and was International Teaching Fellow at Southampton University.
The Guyana Prize for Literature
Commonwealth Short Story Prize, Caribbean Winner
Kent University TS Eliot Poetry Prize
Kent Outstanding Adult Learner
A Leverhulme Research Abroad Scholarship to UWI, Barbados