He was born in Guyana in 1947. He took his first degree at the University of Toronto in Canada, then went to Leeds University in the United Kingdom to complete a Ph.D.
In addition to his Commonwealth prize-winning collection of stories, Suspended Sentences, Mark McWatt has published three collections of poetry, Interiors (1989), the Guyana Prize-winning The Language of Eldorado (1994), and The Journey to Le Repentir. He has published widely in journals on aspects of Caribbean literature and is joint editor of the Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse (2005).
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Review written by Lisa R. Brown for Journal of West Indian Literature Review written by Jan Lowe Shinebourne for Wasafiri Review written by Tajinder Singh Haye for The Yorkshire Word Review written by C.D. Valere for Signifyin Guyana Review written by Jeremy Taylor for The Caribbean Review of Books