Fred Daguiar

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Birthday
2, 1960
Birthplace
London, England
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
2, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace
London, England

About

The English-born writer of Dear Future (1996) and the Longest Memory (1994), he was a winner of the David Highman Prize for Fiction. Also a poet, he received the 1999 Guyana Poetry Prize for both Mama Dot (1985) and Airy Hall (1989).

Before Fame

He dedicated himself to creative writing after earning a degree in Caribbean Studies from the University of Kent.

Trivia

He began teaching English at Virginia Tech in 2003.

Family Life

He was the first child of Malcom D'Aguiar and Kathleen Messiah. He was born in London, England to a family of Guyanese descent.

Associated With

He was a 2009 finalist for the prestigious T.S. Eliot Prize.