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by Cyril Dabydeen

Author: Cyril Dabydeen
Publisher: Mosaic Press/Valley Editions
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His poetry and fiction have appeared in Canada, the US, the UK, India, and the Caribbean, and been anthologized in many places.

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Cyril Dabydeen is a Guyana-born Canadian writer of Indian descent

Cyril Dabydeen is a Guyana-born Canadian writer of Indian descent. He grew up in Rose Hall sugar plantation with the sense of Indian indenture rooted in his family background (he lived with his mother and with a grandmother in an extended family of aunt, nieces, nephews). He is a cousin of the UK writer David Dabydeen. He began writing in the early 1960s, winning the Sandbach Parker Gold Medal for poetry (1964) and the first A. J. Seymour Lyric Poetry Prize (1967).

Cyril Dabydeen is an author, winner of the Sandbach Parker Gold Medal for poetry, and four time finalist for Canada's Archibald Lampman Poetry Prize and the Guyana Prize

Cyril Dabydeen is an author, winner of the Sandbach Parker Gold Medal for poetry, and four time finalist for Canada's Archibald Lampman Poetry Prize and the Guyana Prize. He received the City of Ottawa's first award for writing and publishing, and a certificate of merit from the government of Canada. He has written numerous works including Black Jesus, Discussing Columbus, and My Brahmin Days.

Cyril Dabydeen (born 1945) is a Canadian poet and fiction writer. Dabydeen was born in the Canje, Guyana, a locality that also produced his contemporaries Arnold Itwaru and Jan Shinebourne. He grew up in a sugar plantation with the sense of Indian indenture rooted in his family background (his parents were humble folk, and he grew up with his mother who worked as a seamstress, and with a grandmother, in an extended family of aunt, nieces, nephews). He is a cousin of . writer David Dabydeen.

Toronto, Mosaic Press, 1977. Two cultures enrich the poetry of Cyril Dabydeen

Nationality: Canadian. Toronto, Mosaic Press, 1977. Two cultures enrich the poetry of Cyril Dabydeen. There is the culture of his homeland (he was born in British Guiana, now Guyana, in 1945), and there is the culture of his adopted land (he settled in Canada in 1970). Movements, rhythms, sensations, emotions, and images from the Caribbean, from South America, and from Canada enliven his poems. Such emotions as loneliness, homelessness, displacement, and anxiety may be said to lurk between the lines.

Cyril Dabydeen is a Guyana-born Canadian writer of Indian descent. Last updated October 24, 2019. Cyril Dabydeen is a Guyana-born Canadian writer of Indian descent.

Cyril Dabydeen’s new collection of stories, North of the Equator, looks at the polarities of tropical and temperate places. Acclaimed novelist Sam Selvon (The Lonely Londoners) says, "Dabydeen is in the vanguard of contemporary short-story writers, shuttling with equal and consummate skill from rural Guyana to metropolitan Canada. Dabydeen’s characters occupy the spaces in between. They live in limbo, stretched between two worlds: one, an adopted home in Canada; the other, a birthplace in the islands scattered across the equator.

His poetry and fiction have appeared in Canada, the US, the UK, India, and the Caribbean, and been anthologized in many places. One fee. Stacks of books.