Derek Walcott Biography (1930-)

Full name, Derek Alton Walcott; born January 23, 1930, in Castries, St. Lucia, West Indies; son of Warwick (a civil servant) and Alix (a teacher) Walcott;married Fay Moston, 1954 (divorced, 1959); married Margaret Ruth Maillard, 1962 (divorced); married Norline Metivier (an actress and dancer; divorced); children: (first marriage) one son; (second marriage) two daughters. Addresses: Office--Boston University Department of English, 236 Bay St. Rd., Boston, MA 02215. Agent--Bridget Aschenberg, International Famous Agency, 1301Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019. Contact-- Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 19 Union Sq. W., New York, NY 10003.

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January 23, 1930
Castries, St. Lucia

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