Mark McWatt is a Guyanese poet and fiction writer. He has published three collections of poetry, Interiors (1989), The Language of El Dorado (1994) that was awarded the Guyana Prize for Poetry, and his latest book of poetry, The Journey to Le Repentir (2009). Suspended Sentences: Fictions of Atonement (2005), his collection of short stories, won several literary prizes including the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, the Guyana Prize for Literature, and the Casa de las Americas Prize. He has also written numerous academic articles on Caribbean Literature, and is the joint editor of The Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse (2005).
Click here to buy books by Mark McWatt.
Read Mark McWatt’s poem, “Fishing.”
Read a description and review of The Journey to Le Repentir.
Read a review of Suspended Sentences.
Read a review of The Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse in The Caribbean Review of Books.