Jamaica Kincaid

Some Favorite Writers: Jamaica Kincaid

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Internationally acclaimed American writer Jamaica Kincaid’s essays, stories, and novels are evocative portrayals of family relationships and her native Antigua. After leaving Antigua at age 16, she became a staff writer at the New Yorker in 1976. Her books include the short-story collection At the Bottom of the River; the novels Annie John, Lucy, and The Autobiography of My Mother; the three-part essay A Small Place; and the nonfiction book My Brother. Her most recent book is the novel See Now Then.

Readings are followed by discussion with the author and UCLA professor Mona Simpson, who organizes this series. Supported in part by the UCLA Department of English and the Friends of English.

Readings are supported by GRoW @ Annenberg.

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