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Kamau Brathwaite
The Honourable Edward Kamau Brathwaite, CHB, was a Barbadian poet and academic, widely considered one of the major voices in the Caribbean literary canon. Formerly a professor of Comparative Literature at New York University, Brathwaite was the 2006 International Winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize, for his volume of poetry Born to Slow Horses. Brathwaite held a Ph.D. from the University of Sussex and was the co-founder of the Caribbean Artists Movement. He received both the Guggenheim and Fulbright Fellowships in 1983, and was a winner of the 1994 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, the Bussa Award, the Casa de las Américas Prize for poetry, and the 1999 Charity Randall Citation for Performance and Written Poetry from the International Poetry Forum.
BornLawson Edward Brathwaite, May 11, 1930, Bridgetown, Barbados
DiedFebruary 04, 2020, Barbados
Pen nameEdward Brathwaite, Edward Kamau Brathwaite
OccupationPoet, academic
Notable worksRights of Passage (1967)
SpousesDoris Monica Wellcome, m. 1960–86 (her death), Beverley Reid, m. 1998–his death
RelativesJoan Brathwaite

About Kamau Brathwaite

Poet Kamau Brathwaite was born in Barbados on May 11, 1930. He dies at the age of 89, on February 4, 2020.

Born to Slow Horses, a 2006 Griffin Poetry Prize-winning work, is a Caribbean poet and academic. History of the Voice and Afternoon of the Status Crow are two of his scholastic writings.

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Kamau Brathwaite before becoming famous

Kamau Brathwaite was born in the Zodiac sign Taurus (The Bull), and 1930 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Horse (馬).

He attended Harrison College, Pembroke College, and Cambridge University before going on to co-found the Caribbean Artists Movement.

Achievement of Kamau Brathwaite

He was a professor at School New York University's Comparative Literature Department.

Kamau Brathwaite's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

In 1960, he married Doris Monica Wellcome; later, he married Beverley Reid.

Kamau Brathwaite Collabed with

Guggenheim Fellowships were awarded to him and Canadian novelist Playwright Alden Nowlan.

Kamau Brathwaite Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Kamau Brathwaite updated on March 11 2023.