Ian Archie McDONALD

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1933-04-18
Education Queens Royal Coll Trinidad, Clare Coll Cambridge (MA, capt lawn tennis team, pres Cambridge W Indian Soc)
Books & Publications Publications The Humming-Bird Tree (novel, 1969, BBC film 1992, new edn 2004), Tramping Man (play, 1980), Mercy Ward (poems, 1988), Essequibo (poems, 1992), Heinemann Book of Caribbean Poetry (ed, 1992), Jaffo The Calypsonian (poems, 1994), Collected Poems of A J Seymour (ed, 2000), Between Silence and Silence (poems, 2003), Cricket at Bourda (cricket history), Selected Poems (2008), The Comfort of All Things (poems, 2012), A Cloud of Witnesses (essays, 2013), A Love of Poetry (essays, 2013)
Recreations playing tennis, watching cricket, reading, enjoying my wife's beautiful garden
Clubs Georgetown Cricket, Georgetown, Hawks' (Cambridge), Int Lawn Tennis Club of GB
Style Dr Ian McDonald
Career various positions in Guyana sugar industry 1955-76, dir of mktg and admin Guyana Sugar Corp 1976-99, ceo Sugar Assoc of the Caribbean 2000-; ed Kyk-Over-Al magazine 1984-, Sunday columnist Stabroek News Guyana 1986-, editorial asst W Indian Cmmn 1991-92; dir: Hand-In-Hand Fire and Life Insurance Gp 1990-, St Joseph's Mercy Hosp Guyana, Inst of Private Enterprise Devpt Guyana; memb Mgmnt Ctee Nat Art Collection Guyana; capt West Indies Davis Cup Tennis Team 1950s and 1960s; Guyana Sportsman of the Year 1957, Golden Arrow of Achievement (Guyana) 1986, Guyana Prize for Literature (Poetry) 1992 and 2004; Hon DLitt Univ of West Indies 1997; FRSL 1970
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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