John Lyons

John Lyons was born in born in 1933 in Trinidad and Tobago. In 1987 he won a clutch of poetry prizes: second prize in the Cultureword Poetry Competition; the Peterloo Poets Afro-Caribbean and Asian prize; a commendation in the National Poetry Competition, and in the Peterloo Poetry Competition. His latest collections are Cook-Up in a Trini Kitchen (Peepal Tree, 2009) and No Apples in Eden (Smith/Doorstop, 2009).