Derek Walcott, OBE

Saint Lucian poet, playwright, writer and visual artist

Derek Walcott, OBE

Saint Lucian poet, playwright, writer and visual artist

Biography

Derek Walcott, OBE, is a Saint Lucian poet, playwright, writer and visual artist. He is the recipient of numerous honours and awards, including the Nobel Prize for Literature, 1992, the Mac Arthur Foundation Fellowship, the inaugural OCM Bocas Prize, 2011 for his collection of poems White Egrets, and the T. S. Eliot Prize.