Claremont McKenna College

Jamaica Kincaid, Ph.D.


Selected Research and Publications

  • Books

    At the Bottom of the River (New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1983; London: Pan, 1984).

    Annie John (New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1985; London: Picador, 1985)

    A Small Place (New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1988; London: Virago, 1988).

    Annie, Gwen, Lilly, Pan and Tulip (New York: Whitney Museum of Modern Art, 1986; Knopf, in association with Whitney Museum of Modern Art, 1989).

    Lucy (New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1990; London Cape 1991).

    Autobiography of My Mother (New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1995).

    My Brother (New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1997).

  • Selected Periodicals -Uncollected: Fiction

    "Ovando," Conjunctions, no. 14 (1989): 75-83.

    "The Finishing Line," New York Times Book Review (2 December 1990): 18.

    "Biography of a Dress," Grand Street, 11 (Spring 1992): 92-100.

    "Song of Roland," New Yorker, 69 (12 April 1993): 94-98.

    "Xuela," New Yorker, 70 (9 May 1994): 82-92.

  • Selected Periodicals - Uncollected: Nonfiction

    "Antigua Crossings: A Deep and Blue Passage on the Caribbean Sea," Rolling Stone (29 June 1978): 48-50.

    "On Seeing England for the First Time," Transition, 51 (1991): 32-40.

    "Out of Kenya," by Kincaid and Ellen Pall, New York Times (16 September 1991): A15, A19.

    "Flowers of Evil: In the Garden," New Yorker 68 (5 October 1992): 154-159.

    "A Fire by Ice," New Yorker, 69 (22 February 1993): 64-67.

    "Just Reading: In the Garden," New Yorker, 69 (29 March 1993): 51-55.

    "Alien Soil: In the Garden," New Yorker, 69 (21 June 1993): 47-52.

    "This Other Eden," New Yorker, 69 (28 & 30 August 1993): 69-73.

    "The Season Past: In the Garden," New Yorker, 70 (7 March 1994): 57-61.

    "In Roseau," New Yorker, 71 (17 April 1995): 92-99.

  • Interviews

    Selwyn Cudjoe, "Jamaica Kincaid and the Modernist Project: An Interview," Callaloo, 12 (Spring 1989): 396-411; reprinted in Caribbean Women Writers: Essays from the First International Conference, edited by Cudjoe (Wellesley, Mass.: Calaloux, 1990): 215-231.

    Leslie Garis, "Through West Indian Eyes," New York Times Magazine (7 October 1990): 42.

    Donna Perry, "An Interview with Jamaica Kincaid," in Reading Black, Reading Feminist: A Critical Anthology, edited by Henry Louis Gates Jr. (New York: Meridian, 1990): 492-510.

    Kay Bonetti, "An Interview with Jamaica Kincaid," Missouri Review, 15, No. 2 (1992): 124-142.

    Allan Vorda, "I Come from a Place That's Very Unreal: An Interview with Jamaica Kincaid," in Face to Face: Interviews with Contemporary Novelists, edited by Vorda (Houston: Rice University Press, 1993): 77-105.

    Moira Ferguson, "A Lot of Memory: An Interview with Jamaica Kincaid," Kenyon Review, 16 (Winter 1994): 163-188.


Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • Induction into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2009)
  • Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters (2004)
  • Prix Femina …tranger (2000)
  • Anifield-Wolf Book Award (1997)
  • Finalist PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction (1997)



Jamaica Kincaid, Ph.D.

Josephine Olp Weeks Chair and Professor of Literature

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Nicholas Warner is CMC's Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Interim Dean of the Faculty, and Professor of Literature

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Nicholas Warner
Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Interim Dean of the Faculty

Professor of Literature

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Associate Professor of Spanish

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Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology

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