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The life & times of Callie Browning

About Callie Browning

Night owl, incurable foodie and non-stop meal experimenter, I'm also the author behind The Girl with the Hazel Eyes, winner of a 2019 NIFCA Silver Medal and finalist in the 2019 JAAWP Writer's Prize.

I was born and raised on the beautiful island of Barbados where I still reside with my family.

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  • One of Oprah Magazine's 16 Books By Caribbean Authors to Add to your Reading List.

  • Hearst LatinX Caribbean Reading List 2021.

  • One of In the Know's 10 Must-Read Caribbean Books.

  • One of Yahoo!'s 10 Must-Read Caribbean Books.

  • 4-time NIFCA Medalist

  • Winner of the NIFCA Special prize.

  • Winner of the ALLI 10-Word Story Competition.

  • One of the Top 10 Books for 2021 by Caribbean authors - Jamaica Gleaner.

  • Finalist for the 2022 BCLF Award for Writers in the Caribbean.

  • Featured by the Barbara Bush Literary Foundation 2022

  • Longlisted for the Gine On People's Choice Award for best Book 2022.

  • Nominee for Gine On People's Choice Award for Book of the Year 2024.

  • Longlisted for the BCLF Emergent Writer's Award 2019.

  • Finalist for the All Author's Cover of the Month contest, November 2019.

Callie Browning reads The Girl with the Hazel Eyes
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