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Jamaica Kincaid

Jamaica KincaidAKA Elaine Potter Richardson

Born: 25-May-1949
Birthplace: St. John's, Antigua

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Annie John

Resident of the United States since 1966.

Brother: Devon Drew (d. AIDS)
Husband: Allen Shawn (son of William Shawn, m. 1979, two children)

    University: New School for Social Research
    University: Franconia College (one year)

    The New Yorker Staff Writer (1976-95)
    Dean for America

Author of books:
At the Bottom of the River (1983, short stories)
Annie John (1985, novel)
Lucy (1990, novel)
A Small Place (1988, essays)
The Autobiography of My Mother (1996, novel)
My Brother (1997, novel)
My Garden Book (1999, nonfiction)

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