Fred D’Aguiar

Fred D’Aguiar, an award-winning novelist, playwright and poet, was born in London in 1960 of Guyanese parents and brought up in Guyana and London. His sixth collection, Continental Shelf (Carcanet, 2009) was a Poetry Book Society Choice and shortlisted for the T S Eliot Prize.  His latest poetry collection is The Rose of Toulouse (Carcanet, 2013). He teaches at Virginia Tech, USA.