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Annual Philip Sherlock Lecture: “If I could write this on zinc I would write this on zinc”

The annual Philip Sherlock Lecture will be delivered this year on February 25th at the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative arts by Dr. Kei Miller.
Dr. Miller, who is Reader in Caribbean Literature and Director of the Creative programme at the University of Glasgow, is a prolific writer, whose work has been widely recognized both within the Caribbean and further afield.  He is the author of three books of fiction, most notably ‘The Last Warner Woman’, as well as three collections of poetry, including the critically acclaimed ‘A Light Song of Light’.  He is also editor of Carcanet’s New Caribbean Poetry Anthology.
In addition, Dr. Miller has been shortlisted for a number of international prizes including the Dylan Thomas Prize for Poetry, the Jonothan Llewelyn Rhys Prize and the Commonwealth Writers First Book Prize.  He won the Una Marson, Prize for his novel ‘The Same Earth’, and was awarded the Silver Musgrave Medal from the Institute of Jamaica for his contributions to Literature.  Dr. Miller holds an MA in creative Writing from Manchester Metropolitan University and a PhD in English Literature from the University of Glasgow.  His forthcoming book is a collection of essays Writing Down the Vision.  He is currently Artist in Residence at the Department of Literatures in English at the University of the West Indies, Mona.
Dr. Miller’s Philip Sherlock Lecture is cryptically entitled “If I could write this on zinc I would write this on zinc.”  The lecture is open to the public and is free of charge.

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