St Lucian born Derek Walcott is an award winning poet, playwright and recipient of the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature. Walcott was educated at St. Mary's College, St Lucia and at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica, before moving to Trinidadwhere he founded the Trinidad theatre workshop in 1959 which produced many of his early plays. Walcott moved to America and took up a teaching post at Boston University where he founded the Boston Playwright's Theatre in 1981. Walcott has published more than twenty plays, the majority of which have been produced by the Trinidad Theatre Workshop.


Title Date Publisher
Three Plays 1986 Farrar Straus Giroux
Remembrance and Pantomime: Two Plays 1980 Faber and Faber
The Joker of Seville and Babylon!: Two Plays 1978 Farrar Straus & Giroux Inc
Dream On Monkey Mountain and Other Plays 1970 Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc

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