Pioneer Caribbean Publisher to Receive Award

12 09 2012


Publisher Ian Randle Receives the 2012 Prince Claus Award

Ian Randle Publishers announces that pioneering Founder and Chairman, Ian Randle, is one of the 2012 recipients of the Prince Claus Award from the Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development in recognition of his dedication to culture and development having “transformed the knowledge production and circulation in the Caribbean through his first local independent publishing house.”

An extract from the 2012 Prince Claus Awards Committee report says that, “Ian Randle is awarded for his leadership in reclaiming local ownership of Caribbean intellectual property; for publishing foundational resources of local knowledge; for transcending language barriers to build capacities in Caribbean publishing and increase dissemination of Caribbean thought to the rest of the world; and for championing independent local publishing and self-representation in other post-colonial contexts.”

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