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Faculty of Humanities and Education

Department of Language, Linguistics and Literature


Dr. Debra Providence

Dr. Debra Providence

Temporary Lecturer, Literatures in English

Department: LLL


Debra Providence completed her Bachelor’s (2003) and Doctoral Degrees (2013) at The UWI, Cave Hill as well as her Certificate in University Teaching and Learning (2018). She has taught Communication Studies and Creative Writing at the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Community College, and currently lectures in Creative Writing Poetry, Contemporary Science Fiction, and Anglophone Caribbean Literature in the Department.


Certificate of University Teaching and Learning, The UWI, 2018

PhD, The UWI, 2013

Teaching Areas

LITS3501 Advanced Seminar in West Indian Literature

LITS1001 Introduction to Poetry

LITS3111 Contemporary Science Fiction

LITS2603 Creative Writing: Poetry

Select Publications

“Re-Imagining the storyteller in Nalo Hopkinson’s Midnight Robber.Scholar and Feminist On Line No.16.1  Spring 2020

Guest Editor, Journal of West Indian Literature Vol. 27. No.2
Special Issue: Caribbean Science/Speculative Fiction, November 2019

“Other ways of seeing and knowing: Historical Re-Vision in The Salt Roads.” Caribbean Review of Gender Studies No. 10, 2016

Callaloo vol.39 no.3 Summer 2016

Coming Up Hot: Eight New Poets from the Caribbean, Peekash. 2015

Seen and Heard: An Anthology of Art and Poetry by Vincentian Women, 2011


Anglophone Caribbean Fiction, African American, Women writers, Feminist Criticism, Science Fiction, Graphic Novels, Creative Writing, Poetry

Department of Language, Linguistics and Literature
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