Caryl Phillips

[author picture]
photo: © John Biggins

Caryl Phillips (1958) is one of 52 authors who appear on our "Notable Writers of Color" poster, on display in the English Department Advising Office.

Selected Works:


Crossing the River

Crossing the River

A Distant Shore

The European Tribe

Extravagant Strangers: A Literature of Belonging

The Final Passage

Higher Ground

The Hope and Glory

Lost in Music

The Nature of Blood

No Complaints: James Baldwin at 60

Playing Away

The Prince of Africa

The Record

The Shelter

Sport and the Black Community

St. Kitts (Pride of Place)

A State of Independence

Strange Fruit

The Wasted Years

Welcome to Birmingham

Where There Is Darkness

Writing Fiction

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