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Meet Breanne Mc Ivor. She is from Trinidad & Tobago. Breanne co-founded People’s Republic of Writing (PROW). In 2015, her story Kristoff and Bonnie won The Caribbean Writer’s David Hough Literary Prize. Her work has also appeared in Commonwealth Writers’ adda, Origami Journal, Akashic Books’ Duppy Thursdays series. She has just completed her first short story collection. Twist & Twain decides to catch up with this young and enormously talented writer. T & T: Your works have been showcased in prominent journals. You won The Caribbean Writer’s David Hough Literary Prize, too. Now, you’re set to bring out your debut short story collection. So, what motivated you to become a writer? Any family influence? Breanne: As long as I can remember, I’ve always loved words. As a child, I would write “books” and read them to my family and friends. These early novels were often accompanied by painfully bad colour-pencil drawings and were invariably incomplete since, as soon…