Jamaica Kincaid

Jamaica Kincaid

Jamaica Kincaid is an Antiguan-American novelist, essayist, gardener, and gardening writer. She was born in St. John’s, Antigua (part of the twin-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda). She lives in North Bennington, Vermont (in the United States), during the summers, and is Professor of African and African American Studies in Residence at Harvard University during the academic year.


Annie John (1985)

Lucy (1990)

The Autobiography of My Mother (1996)

Mr Potter (2002)

See Now Then (2013)


“Figures in the Distance” (1983)

A Small Place (1988)

My Brother (1997)

My Favorite Plant: Writers and Gardeners on the Plants they Love (1998), Editor

Talk Stories (2001)

My Garden (Book) (2001)

Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalayas (2005)

Children’s book

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

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