Quotes by Caryl Phillips

About Caryl Phillips:

Caryl Phillips is a Kittitian-British novelist, playwright and essayist. Best known for his novels (for which he has won multiple awards), Phillips is often described as a Black Atlantic writer, since much of his fictional output is defined by its interest in, and searching exploration of, the experiences of peoples of the African diaspora in England, the Caribbean and the United States. As well as writing, Phillips has worked as an academic at numerous institutions including Amherst College, Barnard College, and Yale University, where he has held the position of Professor of English since 2005.

Author Bio

  • NameCaryl Phillips
  • DescriptionKittian-British writer
  • BornMarch 13, 1958
  • ProfessionNovelist; Educationist; Writer; Playwright
  • WorksThe Final Passage; Crossing The River
  • AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship; James Tait Black Memorial Prize