• Walcott, Derek

    Walcott, Derek

    Derek Walcott was born in 1930 and has published over 20 collections of poetry. He grew up in St Lucia and now divides his time between Trinidad and Boston University, where he teaches Creative Writing. His collection, White Egrets (2010) won the T S Eliot Prize and he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1992.


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