Michael Anthony

Caribbean author and historian

Michael Anthony

Caribbean author and historian

Biography

Michael Anthony is an eminent Caribbean author and historian from Mayaro. He has had over 30 titles published in the form of novels, short stories and travelogues, including The Year in San Fernando, which was assigned as an English Literature text book in the Trinidad and Tobago curriculum. In 1979 he was awarded the Hummingbird Gold Medal for his contribution to literature, in 2003 he received an honorary doctorate from the University of the West Indies, and in 2012 was awarded a NALIS Lifetime Literary Award. His latest book is The Lamplighter.