Reid, V. S. (Victor Stafford)

About V. S. Reid

Biography (Peepal Trees)

Biography (National Library of Jamaica)

Richardson, Lynn. “Victor Stafford Reid.” Guide to Literary Masters & Their Works, 2007

Cooke, Michael G. “V. S. (Vic) Reid.” Twentieth-Century Caribbean and Black African Writers, Second Series, Lindfors and Sander (eds.), 1993

Baugh, Edward. “Tribute to Vic Reid.” Journal of West Indian Literature, 1987



Niang, Sada. “Creole Features in the Works of Three West Indian Writers-V. Reid, R. Mais and D. Walcott: A Functional Approach.” Dissertation Abstracts International, vol. 48, no. 10, Apr. 1988

Rollins, Douglas. “New Day.” Masterplots II: British & Commonwealth Fiction Series, Mar. 1987



Gohrisch, Jana. “Ideological Tension and Formal Experimentation in Vic Reid’s New Day.” Storyworlds, vol. 9, no. 1–2, 2017

Rizutto, Nicole M. “Vindicating the Law: H. G. de Lisser, V. S. Reid, and the Morant Bay Rebellion.” Insurgent Testimonies: Witnessing Colonia Trauma in Modern and Anglophone Literature, 2015

Chang, Victor L. “‘So Differently from What the Heart Arranged’: Voices under the Window, New Day, and A Quality of Violence.” The Routledge Companion to Anglophone Caribbean Literature, Bucknor and Donnell (eds.), 2011

Heuman, Gad. “The Morant Bay Rebellion: Its Novelists and Historians.” History and Histories in the Caribbean, Bremer and Fleischmann (eds.), 2001

Morris, Mervyn. “Chapter 13: ‘Rich in Hate’? The Leopard.” Is English We Speaking & Other Essays, 1999




The Horses of the Morning (1983)

The Jamaicans (1976)

Sixty-Five (1962)

New Day (1949)


Children’s and Young Adults’ Books

The Young Warriors (1967)

The Leopard (1958)