Figueroa, John

About John Figueroa

Obituary (The Guardian)

Obituary (The Independent)

Figueroa, Esther. “You are not Forgotten – the Literary Heritage of John Figueroa.” Caribbean Literary Heritage, 7 Jun. 2019

Figueroa, Esther “At Home the Green Remains: Caribbean Writing in Honour of John Figueroa.” Caribbean Quarterly, vol. 49, no. 1-2, 2003



Poetry Collections

The Chase: A Collection of Poems 1941-1989 (1991)

Ignoring Hurts (1976)

Love Leaps Here (1962)

Blue Mountain Peak: Poetry & Prose (unclear, sometime between 1943 - 1946)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

“The Sea Still Going On: Derek Walcott’s Omeros.” Fusion of Cultures?, Stummer and Balme (eds.),1996

“Creole in Literature: Beyond Verisimilitude: Texture and Varieties: Derek Walcott.” The Yearbook of English Studies, vol. 25, 1995

Derek Walcott: A Personal Memoir.” Kunapipi, vol. 14, no. 2, 1992

West Indies in England: The Post-War Tours (1991)

As editor: An Anthology of African and Caribbean Writing in English (1982)

With Dorothy Alexander Figueroa. Caribbean Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Encyclopedia, 1979

“Introduction – V. S. Naipaul: A Panel Discussion.” Revista/Review Interamericana, vol. 6, 1976-1977

“Some Subtleties of the Isle: A Commentary on Certain Aspects of Derek Walcott’s Sonnet Sequence, Tales of the Islands.” World Literature Written in English, vol. 15, 1976

“Introduction to George Lamming.” Revista/Review Interamericana, vol. 5, 1975

Society, Schools and Progress in the West Indies (1971)

As editor: Caribbean Voices vol. 2: The Blue Horizons (1970)

As editor: Caribbean Voices, vol. 1: Dreams and Visions (1966)