The Caribbean Biography Series from the University of the West Indies Press celebrates and emorializes the architects of Caribbean culture. The series aims to introduce general readers to those individuals who have made sterling contributions to the region in their chosen field – literature, the arts, politics, sports – and are the shapers and bearers of Caribbean identity.
Funso Aiyejina is Emeritus Professor of Literatures in English, the University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago. He is also a literary and cultural critic, poet, short story writer, and playwright. His publications include A Letter to Lynda and Other Poems; I, The Supreme and Other Poems; and The Legend of the Rockhills and Other Stories. He has published extensively on Earl Lovelace and is the editor of Earl Lovelace: Growing in the Dark (Selected Essays) and A Place in the World: Essays and Tributes in Honour of Earl Lovelace @ 70, and the director and producer of the docu-commentary Earl Lovelace: A Writer in His Place.
EDWARD BAUGH is Professor Emeritus of English, the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. His publications on Walcott include Derek Walcott: Memory as Vision – “Another Life”, Derek Walcott and an annotated edition of Walcott’s Another Life (co-edited with Colbert Nepaulsingh). He is also the author of Frank Collymore: A Biography and the poetry collections A Tale from the Rainforest, It Was the Singing and Black Sand.
RUPERT LEWIS is Professor Emeritus of Political Thought, the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. For fifty years he has been a public educator on Marcus Garvey and the Garvey movement. He is the author of Marcus Garvey: Anti-Colonial Champion and Walter Rodney’s Intellectual and Political Thought, and co-editor (with Patrick Bryan) of Garvey: His Work and Impact and (with Maureen Warner-Lewis) of Garvey: Africa, Europe, the Americas.
Judy Raymond is a writer and editor based in Trinidad. She works as a journalist and is the editor in chief of the Trinidad and Tobago Newsday. She is the author of Barbara Jardine: Goldsmith; Meiling: Fashion Designer and The Colour of Shadows: Images of Caribbean Slavery.
Lisa Tomlinson is Lecturer, the Institute of Caribbean Studies, the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. She is the author of The African-Jamaican Aesthetic: Cultural Retention and Transformation across Borders.