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biography

positions held

  • 2016 – present: Patron – The Leeds Library, Leeds, U.K.
  • 2012 – present: Founding Patron of the David Oluwale Memorial Association (DOMA)
  • 2011 – present: Advisory Board of SMALL AXE, New York
  • 2007: Writer in Residence, Het Beschrijf, Brussels, Belgium
  • 2005 – 2009: Vice President, North American Network of Cities of Asylum
  • 2003 – present: Advisory Board of BELGIAN JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURES
  • 2002 – 2003: Mel and Lois Tukman Fellow of the New York Public Library's Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers
  • 2002 – present: Senior Adviser – Literature, The British Council, London
  • 1996: Series Editor, FABER AND FABER, London
  • 1996: Co–Producer, THE FINAL PASSAGE, Channel 4
  • 1995 – present: Advisory Editor, JOURNAL OF POSTCOLONIAL WRITING, England
  • 1995 – present: Advisory Editor, WASIFIRI MAGAZINE, London
  • 1994: Director, HEARTLAND PRODUCTIONS LTD. [until 2000]
  • 1994 – present: Consultant Editor, GRAYWOLF PRESS, Minneapolis
  • 1993 – present: Contributing Editor, BOMB MAGAZINE, New York
  • 1992: Consultant Editor, FABER INC. Boston [until 1994]
  • 1989 – present: Board Member, THE CARIBBEAN WRITER, St. Croix, USVI
  • 1988 – present: Honorary Senior Member, THE UNIVERSITY OF KENT, England
  • 1985: Board Member, THE BUSH THEATRE, London [until 1989]
  • 1985: Member of THE BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE Production Board [until 1988]
  • 1982: Member of THE ARTS COUNCIL OF GREAT BRITAIN DRAMA PANEL [until 1985]