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Anne Walmsley

Anne Walmsley



Anne Walmsley is a British-born editor, scholar, critic and author, notable as a specialist in Caribbean art and literature, whose career spans five decades. She is the recipient of the 2018 Bocas Henry Swanzy Award. She is widely recognised for her work as Longman’s Caribbean publisher, and for Caribbean books that she authored and edited, including the landmark anthologies The Sun’s Eye and Facing the Sea. A participant in and chronicler of the Caribbean Artists Movement, Walmsley is also the author of The Caribbean Artists Movement: A Literary and Cultural History, 1966–1971 (1992) and Art in the Caribbean (2010).


2018 Bocas Henry Swanzy Award

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