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Meet the 2019 judges The 2019 Commonwealth Short Story Prize judging panel has been announced, chaired by Kittitian-British writer Caryl Phillips. View Now

Rewriting the script

Lisa Harewood on how making her first film with Commonwealth Writers enabled her to present a different view of the Caribbean and changed her career forever.
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Why land laws matter

Patience Ayebazibwe led research in Southern Africa on the policies and conventions governing women’s access to land. Here's what she found. 
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