In Remembrance 2017: Ten Notable Lives that We Lost

December 28, 2017 — Leave a comment

 

Derek Walcott
(Poet)

 

 

Derek Walcott (23 January 1930 – 17 March 2017) was a Saint Lucian poet and playwright. He received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature. He was Professor of Poetry at the University of Essex from 2010 to 2013. His works include the Homeric epic poem Omeros (1990), which many critics view “as Walcott’s major achievement.” (via Wikipedia)

Read an obituary from the NY Times.

Books by Derek Walcott

 

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