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H. Nigel Thomas


H[ubert] Nigel Thomas grew up in St Vincent and the Grenadines but moved to Montreal in 1968. He is the author of 11 books and dozens of essays. His novels Spirits in the Dark and No Safeguards were shortlisted for the Quebec Writers Federation Hugh MacLennan Fiction Prize. Des vies Cassées (the translation of Lives: Whole and Otherwise) was shortlisted for le Prix Carbet des Lycéens. He holds the 2000 Professional of the Year Jackie Robinson Award, the 2013 Université Laval’s Hommage aux créateurs, and the 2020 Black Theatre Workshop’s Martin Luther King Jr. Achievement Award. The Canadian High Commission to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean States deems him to be one of Canada’s outstanding immigrants from St Vincent and the Grenadines. His books Behind the Face of Winter and Lives: Whole and Otherwise have been translated into French.

Books by H. Nigel Thomas

51tuh-_fqhl._sx331_bo1_204_203_200_ Easily Fooled

51y2rjnjitl._sx331_bo1_204_203_200_ Fate's Instruments

No_safeguards No Safeguards

Lives Lives: Whole and Otherwise

Arcadia Return to Arcadia

Behind Behind The Face Of Winter

Howloud How Loud Can The Village Cock Crow?

Movingthroughdarkness Moving Through Darkness

Spiritsinthedark Spirits in the Dark


Carribean Canadian


Saint Vincent