Caryl Phillips(1958-), Novelist, stage and screen writer
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Author and stage and screen writer; born in St Kitts and came to England as a baby. His plays include Strange Fruit (1980) and Where There is Darkness (1982). Since the mid-1980s he has mainly written fiction, including Crossing the River (1993, Booker Prize shortlist) and The Nature of Blood (1997).