Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw

Author and Professor of French literature and Creative Writing

Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw

Author and Professor of French literature and Creative Writing

Biography

Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw is a Professor of French literature and Creative Writing at the University of the West Indies. She has published scholarly articles and essays on Francophone Caribbean Literature and had co-edited several works including Border Crossings: A Trilingual Anthology of Caribbean Women Writers; Methods in Caribbean Research: Literature, Discourse, Culture; Echoes of the Haitian Revolution (1804-2004); and Reinterpreting the Haitian Revolution and its Cultural Aftershocks. She has also published creative works. Her short stories have been widely translated and anthologized most recently in New Daughters of Africa. Four Taxis Facing North her first collection of short stories was considered one of the best books of the year by the Caribbean Review of Books. Mrs B, a novel, was short listed for “Best Book of Fiction” in the Guyana Prize for Literature in 2014.

 

All events with Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw

A New Daughters of Africa showcase

21 Aug 2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grand Market

The Peepal Tree Book of Contemporary Caribbean Short Stories

05 May 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Fire Station

Noir by Night: celebrating the launch of Trinidad Noir: The Classics

28 Apr 2017
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Big Black Box, Murray Street, Woodbrook

Wide Sargasso Sea at 50

28 Apr 2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am
AV Room