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us: D'Aguiar, Fred, 1960-

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  • Variants

    • us: Aguiar, Fred d', 1960-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1960-02-02
    • Descriptor

        (lcdgt) Guyanese
    • Descriptor

        (lcdgt) Britons
    • Birth Place

        (naf) London (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) England
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Guyana
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Bates College (Lewiston, Me.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Miami
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of California, Los Angeles
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Males
    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcgft) Poetry
          (lcgft) Novels
            (lcgft) Drama
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Poets
                (lcsh) Novelists
                  (lcsh) Dramatists
                    (lcsh) English teachers
                      (lcsh) Literature teachers
                        (lcsh) College teachers
                          (lcdgt) University and college faculty members
                      • Sources

                        • found: His Mama Dot, 1985: t.p. (Fred D'Aguiar) cover p. 4 (b. 1960, London; Guyanese parents; brought up in Guyana)
                        • found: BL auth. file, 29 May 2007 (ref.: Aguiar, Fred D')
                        • found: British Council website, June 9, 2016 (Fred D'Aguiar; Drama, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry; Born: London, England. Poet, novelist and playwright Fred D'Aguiar was born in London in 1960 to Guyanese parents. He lived in Guyana until he was 12, returning to England in 1972; trained as a psychiatric nurse before reading African and Caribbean Studies at the University of Kent, Canterbury, graduating in 1985; was Judith E. Wilson Fellow at Cambridge University (1989-90), Visiting Writer at Amherst College, Amherst, MA (1992-4), and was Assistant Professor of English at Bates College, Lewiston, ME (1994-5). More recently he was Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Miami) {}
                        • found: Wikipedia, June 9, 2016 (Fred D'Aguiar (born 2 February 1960) is a British-Guyanese poet, novelist and playwright. He is currently Professor of English at UCLA; born in London in 1960 to Guyanese parents; in 1962 he was taken to Guyana where he lived with his grandmother until 1972 when he returned, at the age of twelve, to England; in 1994, D'Aguiar moved to the United States to take up a Visiting Writer position at Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts (1992-94). Since then, he has taught at Bates College, Lewiston, Maine (Assistant Professor, 1994-95) and the University of Miami where he held the position of Professor of English and Creative Writing. In 2003 he took up the position of Professor of English and Co-Director of the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Virginia Tech)
                      • LC Classification

                        • PR9320.9.D34
                      • Change Notes

                        • 1986-11-13: new
                        • 2016-06-10: revised
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