David Dabydeen

Critic, writer, novelist and academic

David Dabydeen

Critic, writer, novelist and academic

Biography

David Dabydeen is a Guyanese critic, writer, novelist and academic. His accolades include the Commonwealth Poetry Prize, the Quiller-Couch Prize and the Guyana Prize for Literature. In 2000 Dabydeen was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, the second West Indian writer and the only Guyanese writer to be awarded the title.