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For the peerage, see Earl of Lovelace.

Earl Lovelace (born 13 July 1935) is a Trinidadian novelist, journalist, playwright, and short story writer.

Born in Toco, Trinidad and Tobago, Earl Lovelace attended Scarborough Methodist Primary School, Scarborough, Tobago (1940-47), Nelson Street Boys, R.C., Port of Spain, Trinidad (1948), and Ideal High School, Port of Spain, Trinidad (1948-53, where he sat the Cambridge School Certificate). He worked at the Trinidad Guardian as a proofreader from 1953 to 1954, and then for the Department of Forestry (1954-6) and the Ministry of Agriculture (1956-66).

Lovelace studied at Howard University, Washington, DC, from 1966 to 1967, and in 1974 he received an MA in English from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, where he was also Visiting Novelist. In 1980, he became a visiting writer at the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. He taught at Federal City College (now University of the District of Columbia), Washington, DC (1971-3), and from 1977 to 1987 he lectured in literature and creative writing at the University of the West Indies at St Augustine. He was appointed Writer-in-Residence in England by the London Arts Board (1995-6), a visiting lecturer in the Africana Studies Department at Wellesley College, Massachusetts (1996-7), and was Distinguished Novelist in the Department of English at Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington (1999-2004).

He is a columnist for the Trinidad Express, and has contributed to a number of periodicals, including Voices, South, and Wasafiri. Based in Trinidad, while teaching and touring various countries, he was appointed to the Board of Governors of Trinidad and Tobago University in 2005, the year his 70th birthday was honoured with a conference and celebrations at the University of the West Indies.

Earl Lovelace has three daughters and two sons. His artist son Che Lovelace illustrated the jacket of the 1997 US edition of his novel Salt. He collaborated with his filmmaker daughter Asha Lovelace on writing the film Joebell and America, based on his short story of the same title.

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Total Books: 25
The Wine of Astonishment
2014 - The Wine of Astonishment (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781478611271
ISBN-10: 1478611278
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Is Just a Movie
2012 - Is Just a Movie (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781608461752
ISBN-10: 1608461750
Genre: Literature & Fiction

While Gods Are Falling
2011 - While Gods Are Falling [Caribbean Modern Classics] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781845231484
ISBN-10: 1845231481

A Brief Conversion and Other Stories
2003 - A Brief Conversion and Other Stories [Karen and Michael Braziller Books] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780892552719
ISBN-10: 0892552719
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Dragon Can't Dance
2003 - The Dragon Can't Dance [Karen and Michael Braziller Books] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780892552726
ISBN-10: 0892552727
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

1998 - Salt (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780571192946
ISBN-10: 0571192947
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Crawfie the Crapaud
1998 - Crawfie the Crapaud [Read Awhile Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780582316294
ISBN-10: 0582316294

Salt A Novel
1997 - Salt a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780892552269
ISBN-10: 0892552263
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Schoolmaster
1997 - The Schoolmaster [Caribbean Writers SeriesRG] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780435989507
ISBN-10: 0435989502
Genre: Literature & Fiction

1984 - Wine of Astonishment [Aventura] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780394727950
ISBN-10: 0394727959
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.

Jestina's Calypso and Other Plays
Jestina's Calypso and Other Plays [Caribbean Writers Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780435987510
ISBN-10: 0435987518
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Brief Conversion and Other Stories
Brief Conversion and Other Stories [Caribbean Writers Series] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780435988821
ISBN-10: 0435988824