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Earl Lovelace

Place of birth: 
Trinidad and Tobago


Earl Lovelace born in Toco, Trinidad is an award winning playwright, novelist and journalist. Lovelace attended Howard University, Washington in 1966-7 and received his M.A. in English from John Hopkins University in 1974. In 1980 he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and spent that year at the University of Iowa. After teaching at a number of other American universities, Lovelace returned to Trinidad in 1982, where he now lives and writes, teaching at the University of the West Indies. A collection of his plays, Jestina's Calypso and Other Plays, was published in 1984.


Title Date Publisher
Jestina's Calypso 1984 Heinemann Caribbean Writers Series
My Name is Village 1984 Heinemann Caribbean Writers Series

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