Caryl PHILLIPS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1958-03-13
Education The Queen's Coll Oxford (BA)
Books & Publications >ir< Lost in Music (BBC) 1984, The Hope and the Glory (BBC) 1984, The Record (Channel 4) 1985, The Wasted Years (radio play) 1985, The Prince of Africa (radio play) 1987, Crossing the River (Radio 3) 1987, Writing Fiction (Radio 4) 1991, The Final Passage (Channel 4) 1996, A Kind of Home: James Baldwin in Paris (Radio 4) 2004, Hotel Cristobel (Radio 3) 2005, A Long Way From Home (Radio 3) 2008; >ir< Welcome to Birmingham USA (Central) 1983, Black on Black (LWT) 1983, St Kitts Independence (Radio 4) 1983, Bookmark (BBC) 1984, Sport and the Black Community (Radio 4) 1984, No Complaints - James Baldwin at 60 (Radio 4) 1985, Darker Than Blue: Curtis Mayfield (BBC) 1995, The Spirit of America (Radio 4) 1995, These Islands Now: Transformations in British Culture (Radio 3) 1995, Extravagant Strangers (Radio 3) 1997, Fifty Years of West Indian Migration (Radio 4) 1998, Martin Luther King: `I Have a Dream' Speech (Radio 4) 2003, I Too Am America: Slavery in New York City (Radio 4) 2004; >ir< Playing Away 1987, The Mystic Masseur 2001; >ir< The Final Passage (1985), A State of Independence (1986), Higher Ground (1989), Cambridge (1991), Crossing the River (1993), The Nature of Blood (1997), A Distant Shore (2003), Dancing in the Dark (2005), In the Falling Snow (2009); >ir< The European Tribe (1987), Extravagant Strangers: A Literature of Belonging (ed, 1997), The Right Set: An Anthology of Tennis Writing (ed, 1999), The Atlantic Sound (2000), A New World Order (2001), Foreigners (2007), Colour Me English (2011); >ir< Strange Fruit (1980), Where There is Darkness (1982), The Shelter (1983), Rough Crossings (2007)
Recreations running, golf
Clubs N/A
Style Caryl Phillips, Esq
Career author and stage/screen writer; author of articles in various jls; writing instructor Arvon Fndn 1983-; writer in residence: The Factory Arts Centre 1980-82, Literary Criterion Centre Univ of Mysore 1987, Univ of Stockholm 1989, Amherst Coll MA 1992-98 (also co-dir Creative Writing Center, visiting writer 1990-92, prof of English 1994-98, Hon AM 1995), Nat Inst of Educn Singapore 1994; Barnard Coll Columbia Univ NY: prof of English and Henry R Luce prof of migration and social order 1998-2005, dir Barnard Forum on Migration 1998-2005, dir of initiatives in the humanities 2003-05; prof of English Yale Univ, visiting prof of English Dartmouth Coll 2008; visiting lectr: Univ of Ghana 1990, Univ of Poznan 1991; visiting prof of English NYU 1993, visiting prof in Humanities Univ of West Indies 1999; visiting writer Humber Coll Toronto 1992 and 1993; conslt ed Faber Inc 1992-94, contrib ed Bomb Magazine 1993, series ed Faber & Faber 1996-2000, co-prodr The Final Passage (Channel 4) 1996; memb: Drama Panel Arts Cncl 1982-85, Prodn Bd BFI 1985-88, Bd Bush Theatre 1985-89, Bd The Caribbean Writer 1989; hon sr memb Univ of Kent 1988, Hon DUniv Leeds Metropolitan 1997, Hon DLitt Univ of the W Indies 2010; Br Cncl Fiftieth Anniversary fell 1984, Guggenheim Fndn fell 1992, hon fell Queen's Coll Oxford 2006; FRSL 2000; >ir< Arts Cncl Bursary in Drama 1984, BBC Giles Cooper Award (for The Wasted Years) 1984, Malcolm X Prize for Literature (for The Final Passage) 1985, Martin Luther King Meml Prize (for The European Tribe) 1987, Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year (for Cambridge) 1992, Rockefeller Fndn Bellagio Residency 1994, James Tait Black Meml Prize (for Crossing the River) 1994, Lannan Literary Award 1994, Nat Book Critics Circle finalist in fiction (for A Distant Shore) 2004, Cwlth Writers Prize Best Book (for A Distant Shore) 2004
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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