Category:Derek Walcott

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English: Derek Alton Walcott is a Saint Lucian poet, playwright, writer and visual artist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1992 and the T. S. Eliot Prize in 2011 for White Egrets.
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Derek Walcott 
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Saint Lucian–Trinidadian poet and playwright
Date of birth 23 January 1930
Date of death 17 March 2017
Gros Islet Quarter
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • University of the West Indies
  • Boston University
Native language
  • English
  • Roderick Walcott
Notable work
  • Omeros
Award received
  • Nobel Prize in Literature (6,500,000 Swedish krona, 1992)
  • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
  • MacArthur Fellowship
  • Officer of the Order of the British Empire
  • Cholmondeley Award
  • Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry
  • PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award
  • Musgrave Medal
  • Preis der Stadt Münster für Europäische Poesie (2013)
  • Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards (2004)
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