Kincaid, Jamaica

About Jamaica Kincaid

Biography (Britannica)

Biography (Your Dictionary)



Akbar, Arifa. "A Small Place Review - Jamaica Kincaid's Polemic Staged with Rage and Humour." The Guardian, 14 Nov. 2018



Bellot, Gabriele. "On the Darkness at the Heart of Jamaica Kincaid’s Children’s Mystery". Lit Hub, 7 Oct. 2019

Buckner, Brittnay. "Singular Beast: A Conversation with Jamaica Kincaid." Callaloo, vol. 31, no. 2, 2008

Vorda, Allan. "An Interview with Jamaica Kincaid." Mississippi Review, vol. 24, no. 3, 1996

Cudjoe, Selwyn R.. "Jamaica Kincaid and the Modernist Project." Callaloo, 1989



Ashworth, Rebecca. "Writing Gender, Re-writing Nation: [Rhys's] Wide Sargasso Sea, [Kincaid's] Annie John, [Brodber's] Jane and Louise Will Soon Come Home, and Myal." The Routledge Companion to Anglophone Caribbean Literature, Bucknor and Donnell (eds.), 2011

Dalziell, Tanya. "Coming-of-Age, Coming to Mourning: Purple HibiscusLucy, and Nervous Conditions." Rites of Passage in Postcolonial Women's Writing, Dodgson-Katiyo and Wisker (eds.), 2010

Majerol, Veronica. "Jamaica Kincaid's Lucy and the Aesthetics of Disidentification." Journal of Caribbean Literatures, vol. 4, no. 3, 2007

Gregg, Veronica Marie. "How Jamaica Kincaid Writes the Autobiography of Her Mother." Callaloo, vol. 25, no. 3, 2002

Lima, Maria Helena. "Imaginary Homelands in Jamaica Kincaid's Narratives of Development." Callaloo, vol. 25, no. 3, 2002




See Now Then (2013)

Mr. Potter (2002)

The Autobiography of my Mother (1996)

Lucy (1990)

Annie John (1985)


Children's and Young Adult's Books

Annie, Gwen, Lilly, Pam, and Tulip (1986)


Short Story Collections

At the Bottom of the River (1983)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalayas (2005)

My Garden Book (2001)

Talk Stories (2001)

"My Mother." Whispers from the Cotton Tree Root: Caribbean Fabulist Fiction, Hopkinson (Ed.), 2000

My Brother (1997)

A Small Place (1988)