Antiguan-American novelist, essayist, gardener, and gardening writerwd:Q275601
country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: Franconia College
occupation: writer, novelist, playwright, university teacher
award received: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, Prix Femina étranger, Dan David Prize, American Book Awards, Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards
Jamaica Kincaid (; born May 25, 1949) 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.
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