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Derek Walcott

Derek WalcottAKA Derek Alton Walcott

Born: 23-Jan-1930
Birthplace: Castries, Santa Lucia

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Multiracial
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet, Playwright, Author

Nationality: St. Lucia
Executive summary: In a Green Night

Wife: Fay Moston (m. 1954, div. 1959)
Wife: Margaret Ruth Maillard (m. 1962, div.)
Wife: Norline Metivier (m. 1982, div.)

    University: St. Mary's College, Saint Lucia
    University: University of the West Indies, Jamaica
    Teacher: Boston University

    Nobel Prize for Literature 1992
    MacArthur Fellowship

    And the Pursuit of Happiness (11-Sep-1986) · Himself

Author of books:
25 Poems (1948, poetry)
Epitaph for the Young: XII Cantos (1949, poetry)
Poems (1951, poetry)
In a Green Night: Poems 19481960 (1962, poetry)
Selected Poems (1964, poetry)
The Castaway and Other Poems (1965, poetry)
The Gulf and Other Poems (1969, poetry)
Another Life (1973, poetry)
Sea Grapes (1976, poetry)
The Star-Apple Kingdom (1979, poetry)
Selected Poetry (1981, poetry)
The Fortunate Traveler (1981, poetry)
Midsummer (1984, poetry)
Collected Poems, 19481984 (1986, poetry)
The Arkansas Testament (1987, poetry)
Omeros (1990, poetry)
The Bounty (1997, poetry)
What the Twilight Says (1998, criticism)
Tiepolo's Hound (2000, poetry)
The Prodigal (2004, poetry)

Wrote plays:
Ti-Jean and His Brothers (1958)
Dream on Monkey Mountain (1967)
Pantomime (1978)
The Odyssey: A Stage Version (1993)

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