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Frank Appleton Collymore MBE (January 7, 1893 - July 17, 1980) was a famous Barbadian author, poet, stage performer and painter. His nickname was "Barbadian Man of the Arts".
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He was born at Woodville Cottage, Chelsea Road, Saint Michael, Barbados (where he lived all his life). Aside from being a student at Combermere School (from 1903 until 1910), he was also one of its staff members until his retirement in 1958, up to which point he was its Deputy Headmaster. After this, he often returned to teach until 1963.
On the stage, he became a member of the "Bridgetown Players", which began in 1942.
As an artist, he made many drawings and paintings to illustrate his own writings. He called them "Collybeasts" or "Collycreatures".
In 1942, he began the famous Caribbean literary magazine, BIM (published four times a year), for which he is most well-known, and was also an editor until 1975.
Three Literary Awards have been named after him.