Creative and Scholarly Work

Ten Questions: Author interview series

Caribbean authors discuss their views on the past, present and future of Caribbean writings

Thomas Glave

Lawrence Scott

Tessa McWatt

Rosamond S. King

Geoffrey Philp

Joanne C. Hillhouse

Shara McCallum

Kendel Hippolyte

Opal Palmer Adisa

Shivanee Ramlochan

black and white portrait of m nourbese philips

M. Nourbese Philip

Alecia McKenzie

Karen Lord

Sharon Millar

Merle Collins

Caryl Phillips

Marlon James

Velma Pollard

Esther Phillips

Jane King

Monique Roffey

John Robert Lee

Pamela Mordecai

Kevin Jared Hosein

Richard Georges

Curdella Forbes

head and shoulders portrait of ingrid persaud

Ingrid Persaud

Forgotten authors A to Z

Scholars delve into the careers and lives of authors often overlooked in discussion of Caribbean literature

Phillis Shand Allfrey (1908-1986)

Vera Bell (1906-?)

Jesús Colón (1901-1974)

Oscar Dathorne (1934-2007)

Gloria Escoffery (1923-2002)

Alfred Fagon (1937-1986)

Beryl Gilroy (1924-2001)

Roy A.K. Heath (1926-2008)

Lewis Osborne Innis (1848-1940)

Arnold Harrichand Itwaru (1942-2021)

A close up image of Evan Jones. This image is in black and white. Here he is a jacket and sweater.

Evan Jones (1927-2012)

Image of a yellow book. On the cover of the book is a man and a little boy walking together. The book is yellow with a red stripe at the bottom. The books title is written in red, "Guiana boy".

Peter Kempadoo (1926-2019)

Harold Sonny Ladoo (1945-1973)

Edwina Melville (1926-1993)

Elma Napier (1892-1973)

W.G. Ogilvie (c. 1923-?)

René Philoctète (1932-1995)

Ada Quayle (1920-2002)

Eula Redhead (1917-1983)

A.J. Seymour (1914-1990)

cover of these my people with group of individuals reaching toward trees

Claude Thompson (1907-?)

Una Marson (1905-1965)

headshot of Hilton a Vaughan

Hilton A. Vaughan (1901-1985)

Marie Vieux-Chauvet (1916-1973)

Emanuel Xavier (1971-)

Yrene Santos (1963-)

Joseph Zobel (1915-2006)

Inspired by the archives

Commissioned creative works, developed in partnership between writers, CLH, and the NGC Bocas Lit Fest

Thematic literary timelines

Tracing Caribbean literature over time, through a series of thematic lenses. Developed by Ivette Rodriguez and Marta Fernández Campa.

The Indigenous Caribbean

Sugar and Revolt

Contemporary Diasporas