33rd West Indian Literature Conference - October 2-4, 2014


Alison Donell
University of Reading

Alison Donnell is Professor of Modern Literatures in English, University of Reading, UK. She has published widely on Caribbean and black British writings, including Twentieth Century Caribbean Literature: Critical Moments in Anglophone Literary History (Routledge, 2006) and is co-editor (with Michael A. Bucknor) of The Routledge Companion to Anglophone Caribbean Literature (Routledge, 2011). A Founding Editor of Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, she is on the editorial boards of other Caribbean and postcolonial journals. She was awarded an Arts and Humanities Research Council Fellowship to complete her monograph Caribbean Queer: desire, dissidence and literary constructions of sexuality. 




Ishion Hutchinson
Cornell University


Ishion Hutchinson was born in Port Antonio, Jamaica.
His poetry collection, Far District: Poems (2010), won the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award. Other honors include a Whiting Writers’ Award and the Academy of American Poets’ Larry Levis Prize. His work has appeared in Ploughshares, Granta, The Huffington Post, Poetry Review, Caribbean Review of Books, Poetry International and The Los Angeles Review, among other journals and anthologies.

He is the Meringoff Sesquicentennial Assistant Professor of English at Cornell University and a contributing editor to the literary journal, Tongue: A Journal of Writing & Art tongueoftheworld.org

Source: http://ishionhutchinson.com/



Host Organisation
Department of Language, Linguistics and Literature
Faculty of Humanities and Education, The University of the West Indies
Cave Hill Campus, P.O. Box 64, Bridgetown, Barbados

Email:  alison.johnson@cavehill.uwi.edu  Tel: (246) 417-4402/7458
Conference Website: http://www.cavehill.uwi.edu/fhe/LLL/WILC

Faculty of Humanities and Education
Telephone: (246) 417-4385/87 Fax: (246) 424-0634 E-mail: humanities@cavehill.uwi.edu