Caryl Phillips, award-winning British Caribbean author to read from new novel “The Lost Child”

Repeating Islands


Caryl Phillips, prize-winning British Caribbean novelist and nonfiction writer, will read from and discuss his new novel, The Lost Child, a novel of orphans, outcasts, racial identity, and the legacy of the British Empire on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. in the Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center, on the University at Albany’s uptown campus, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany. Earlier that same day at 4:15 p.m. the author will present an informal seminar in the Standish Room, Science Library, on the uptown campus. The events are sponsored by the New York State Writers Institute, and are free and open to the public.

Two-time winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize of the British Commonwealth of Nations, Caryl Phillips was born in St. Kitts, West Indies, and raised in England. Honored for his work on both sides of the Atlantic, Phillips is frequently placed “in a league with Toni Morrison…

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