Andrew Salkey
Jamaica
1928-1995
 
 

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Biography

Andrew Salkey was born on January 30, 1928 and was raised in Jamaica.  He attended the University of London and became part of the West Indian writers.  He was a radio interviewer at the BBC and then became a professor at Hampshire College where he taught writing.  Andrew Salkey died on April 28, 1995 in Amherst, Mass.

Works

  •  A Quality of Violence (1959)
  • An Escape to an Autumn Pavement (1960)
  • Hurricane (Children’s novel) (1960)
  • The Late Emancipation of Jerry Stover (1969)
  • Jonah Simpson (1969)
  • The Adventures of Cactus Kelly (1969)
  • Havana Journal (1971)
  • Anancy’s Score (1973)
  • Joey Tyson (1976)
  • Danny Jones (1980)
  • The River that Disappeared (1980)
  • Away (1980)


Links

Biography of Neil Bissoondath

http://www.icomm.org/ifoa/ifoa98/bissoondath.html

More Links

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/archive/windrush/essalkey.shtml

 

 


Send questions or comments about the Web site to Dr. Seodial Deena
East Carolina University, Department of English, Multicultural Literature Program.