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Fiction
  • The Final Passage (London: Faber & Faber, 1985; New York: Penguin, 1985).
  • A State of Independence (London: Faber & Faber, 1986; New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1986).
  • Higher Ground (London: Viking, 1989; New York: Viking, 1989).
  • Cambridge (London: Bloomsbury, 1991; New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992).
  • Crossing the River (London: Bloomsbury, 1993; New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994).
  • The Nature of Blood (London: Faber & Faber, 1997; New York & Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997).
  • A Distant Shore (London: Secker & Warburg, 2003; New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003).
  • Dancing in the Dark (London: Secker & Warburg, 2005; New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005).
  • In the Falling Snow (London: Harvill Secker, 2009; New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009).

 

Non-Fiction
  • The European Tribe (London: Faber & Faber, 1987; London: Picador, 1992, with a new foreword by the author; New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1987).
  • Extravagant Strangers: A Literature of Belonging, ed. (London: Faber & Faber, 1997; New York: Vintage, 1997).
  • The Right Set, ed. (London: Faber & Faber, 1999; New York: Vintage, 1999).
  • The Atlantic Sound (London: Faber & Faber, 2000; New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000).
  • A New World Order: Selected Essays (London: Secker & Warburg, 2001). Published in the USA as A New World Order: Essays (New York: Vintage, 2001).
  • Foreigners: Three English Lives (London: Harvill Secker, 2007). Published in the USA as Foreigners (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007).
  • Colour Me English (London: Harvill Secker, 2011). Published in the USA as Color Me English: Migration and Belonging Before and After 9/11 (New York: The New Press, 2011).

 

Stage Plays
  • Strange Fruit (Ambergate: Amber Lane Press, 1981).
  • Where There Is Darkness (Ambergate: Amber Lane Press, 1982).
  • The Shelter (Oxford: Amber Lane Press, 1984).
  • Rough Crossings (London: Oberon, 2007).

 

Screenplays
  • Playing Away (Film on 4 Productions, 1986). Print version: Playing Away (London: Faber & Faber, 1987).
  • The Mystic Masseur (Merchant Ivory Productions, 2001). Print version: The Mystic Masseur: Essays and Excerpts from the Screenplay (Trinidad: Paria Publishing Company, 2001).

 

Television Drama
  • The Hope and the Glory (BBC, 1984).
  • Lost in Music (BBC, 1984).
  • The Record (Channel 4, 1985).
  • The Final Passage (Channel 4, 1996).

 

Television Documentaries
  • Welcome to Birmingham (USA) (Central TV, 1983).
  • Black On Black (on Ira Aldridge) (LWT, 1983). On Ira Aldridge.
  • Bookmark (BBC, 1984). Interview with James Baldwin.
  • Darker Than Blue: Curtis Mayfield (BBC, 1995).
  • Profile: Chinua Achebe (BBC4, 2003).

 

Radio Plays
  • The Wasted Years, in Best Radio Plays of 1984 (London: Methuen, 1985).
  • Crossing the River (BBC Radio 3, 1985).
  • The Prince of Africa (BBC Radio 3, 1987).
  • Writing Fiction (BBC Radio 4, 1991).
  • A Kind of Home: James Baldwin in Paris (BBC Radio 4, 2004).
  • Hotel Cristobel (BBC Radio 3, 2005).
  • A Long Way From Home (BBC Radio 3, 2008).
  • Dinner in the Village (BBC Radio 4, 4 October 2011).

 

Radio Documentaries
  • St. Kitts Independence (Pride of Place) (BBC Radio 4, 1983).
  • Sport and the Black Community (BBC Radio 4, 1984).
  • No Complaints: James Baldwin at 60 (BBC Radio 4, 1985).
  • The Spirit of America (BBC Radio 4, 1995).
  • These Islands Now: Transformations in British Culture (BBC Radio 3, 1995).
  • Extravagant Strangers (BBC Radio 3, May 1997).
  • Fifty Years of West Indian Migration (BBC Radio 4, Today Programme, 13 June 1998).
  • Martin Luther King: 'I Have A Dream' Speech (BBC Radio 4, August 2003).
  • I Too Am America: Slavery in New York City (BBC Radio 4, 24 April 2004).

 

Extracts from Fiction & Essays, Short Fiction
  • 'The Football Match' (short story), Staunch, 2 (May-June 1980), pp. 22-24.
  • 'Celebrations' (short story), Staunch, 2.5 (April-May 1981), pp. 27-30.
  • 'Coming Over', extracts from The Final Passage, Ambit, 91 (1982), pp. 79-81. Also published in Writing Black Britain 1948-1998: An Interdisciplinary Anthology, ed. by James Procter (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000), pp. 196-200.
  • 'In the Falling Snow', extract from The European Tribe, City Limits, 12-19 February 1987.
  • 'A Black European Success', extract from The European Tribe, The Voice, week ending 22 April 1987, p. 29.
  • 'A Gift of Love', extract from Cambridge, Caricom Perspective (January-June 1991), p. 14.
  • Extract from Cambridge, Callaloo, 14.3 (1991), pp. 573-577.
  • Extract from Crossing the River, Caricom Perspective, 58 & 59 (January-June 1993), p. 44.
  • 'West', in Best of Young British Novelists (2) (London: Granta, 1993), pp. 235-256.
  • Extracts from The European Tribe (Europejskie plemię, trans. by Monika Sujczyńska), Literatura Na Swiecie (Warsaw, Poland), 1&2 (1994), pp. 121-148.
  • Extract from A State of Independence, in If I Could Write This in Fire: An Anthology of Literature from the Caribbean, ed. by Pamela Maria Smorkaloff (New York: The New Press, 1994), pp. 227-262.
  • Extract from Crossing the River, in Swing Low: Black Men Writing, ed. by Rebecca Carroll (New York: Crown Paperbacks, 1995), pp. 172-176.
  • Extracts from Crossing the River, in The Arnold Anthology of Post-colonial Literatures in English, ed. by John Thieme (London: Arnold, 1996), pp. 905-907.
  • Extract from Crossing the River, in Zingende Eilanden: Verhalen van de Caraïben, ed. by Wim Rutgers (Amsterdam: De Bezige Bij, 1996), pp. 120-141.
  • Extract from The Nature of Blood, Anseo, 3.1 (Fall 1996), pp. 3-4.
  • Extract from Cambridge, in Empire Windrush: Fifty Years of Writing about Black Britain, ed. by Onyekachi Wambu (London: Victor Gollancz, 1998), pp. 326-331. Also published in Hurricane Hits England: An Anthology of Writing about Black Britain, ed. by Onyekachi Wambu (New York: Continuum, 2000), pp. 326-331.
  • Extract from Cambridge, Callaloo, 24.2 (Spring 2001), pp. 577-581.
  • Extract from A New World Order, Wasafiri, 34 (Autumn 2001), pp. 39-41.
  • Extract from Een nieuwe wereldorde (A New World Order), in De vreemdeling: een bloemlezing uit de wereldliteratuur, ed. by Jef van Gool & Niek van der Worff (Rotterdam: Lemniscaat, 2003), pp. 235-237.
  • Extract from Higher Ground, in Black Satin: Contemporary Erotic Fiction by Writers of African Origin, ed. by J.H. Blair (New York: Berkley Books, 2004).
  • 'First Chapter: Foreigners', New York Times, 23 December 2007.
  • Extract from Cambridge, in Masterplots II: African American Literature, ed. by Tyrone Williams (Pasadena CA: Salem Press, 2009).

 

Articles & Essays
  • 'Profile: Trevor Nunn', The Cherwell, 3 February 1978. (as Caz Phillips)
  • 'Black Images on the Screen', The Listener, 3 January 1980, p. 12; also published in Staunch, 2.2 (March-April 1980), pp. 11-12.
  • 'Black Writing for the Theatre: A Black Playwright's View', MOZ-ART, 5 (March-July 1982), pp. 4 & 5.
  • 'Masters of Their Fate', Guardian, 16 September 1983.
  • 'The Writer's Responsibility: An Introduction to The Shelter', Artrage, 5 (Autumn 1983), pp. 32-33.
  • 'Can sport break down racial prejudice?', Listener, 24 May 1984, pp. 9-10.
  • 'Uneven Production: Ritual, by Edgar White. Presented by the Black Theatre Co-operative at Battersea Arts Centre and venues throughout the country', Race Today, 16.6 (January 1986), p. 25.
  • 'Anti-hero', review of Chaka, by Thomas Mofolo, Race Today Review, 17.1 (February 1986), pp. 41-42.
  • 'The most unhappy man of men', review of The Black Jacobins, by C.L.R. James, TLS, 14 March 1986, p. 276. Also published as 'Illustrated History Lecture', review of The Black Jacobins, by C.L.R. James, Race Today (July 1986), p. 26.
  • 'Black and White Television', Artrage, 12 (Spring 1986), pp. 34-36.
  • 'Essay in black or white', review of Evidence of Things Not Seen, by James Baldwin, Times, 15 May 1986.
  • 'The Absolute All-Rounder: Caryl Phillips on C.L.R. James', Guardian, 28 November 1986.
  • 'Historical Reverberations', review of An Echo in the Bone, by Dennis Scott, Talawa Theatre Company Production, Race Today, 17.3 (December 1986), p. 26.
  • 'Rekindling the Fire', review of Caribbean Plays for Playing, ed. by Keith Noel, and Plays for Today, ed. by Errol Hill, Race Today, 17.3 (December 1986), p. 24.
  • 'Sullen Beauty', review of Incidents at the Shrine, by Ben Okri, Race Today Review (1987), pp. 40-41.
  • 'Drumming at the Soul', review of The Price of the Ticket and Evidence of Things Not Seen, by James Baldwin, Race Today Review (1987), pp. 39-40.
  • 'Othello's Real Tragedy', Guardian, 7 February 1987, p. 19.
  • 'Trouble in the land of the free', review of new fiction, London Daily News, 26 February 1987.
  • 'The Tropic of Wiltshire', review of new fiction (a.o. The Enigma of Arrival, by V.S. Naipaul), London Daily News, 12 March 1987, p. 19.
  • 'Casting off the Burden', review of The Making of the Black Working Class in Britain, by Ron Ramdin, City Limits, 12 March 1987, p. 94.
  • 'Search for Women and Stardom', review of new fiction, London Daily News, 10 June 1987, p. 19.
  • 'No Man Ever Dies in His Own Country', review of The Arkansas Testament, by Derek Walcott, Los Angeles Times Book Review, 6 September 1987, pp. 1, 9.
  • 'A Continental Loner' (on Ruth Prawer Jhabvala), Books, 7 (October 1987), p. 4.
  • 'Small Island Politics', review of Proud Empires, by Austin Clarke, Race Today Review, 17.6 (October-November 1987), pp. 23-24.
  • '"A Good Man and an Honest Writer": Caryl Phillips Pays Tribute to James Baldwin', Race Today Review (January-February 1988), p. 18.
  • 'An Eclectic Foray', review of Black Plays ed. by Yvonne Brewster, Race Today Review, 8.1 (January-February 1988), p. 21.
  • 'Reeling and rocking', review of The Autobiography, by Chuck Berry, Observer, 7 February 1988.
  • 'Half an idea of Europe (if that)', review of An Idea of Europe, by Richard Hoggart and Douglas Johnson, Journal of European Nuclear Disarmament (February-March 1988).
  • 'The Grapefruit Memory', review of Sequins for A Ragged Hem, by Amryl Johnson, Guardian, 18 March 1988.
  • 'Island in the Dark', review of A Small Place, by Jamaica Kincaid, Los Angeles Times Book Review, 17 July 1988, pp. 1, 12.
  • 'Rasta Sociology', review of O Babylon!, by Derek Walcott & Galt McDermott, Race Today Review (1988), p. 38.
  • 'Dinner at Jimmy's', in James Baldwin: The Legacy, ed. by Quincy Troupe (New York: Simon & Schutser, 1989), pp. 59-64.
  • 'The Traveler Grows Wistful on his Last Turn', review of A Turn in the South, by V.S. Naipaul, Los Angeles Times Book Review, 5 March 1989, p. 2.
  • 'Revolutionary Suicide? Notes on the Life and Death of Huey Newton', Over Here: Reviews in American Studies, 9.2 (Winter 1989), pp. 120-122.
  • 'Living and Writing in the Caribbean: An Experiment', Kunapipi, 11.2 (1989), pp. 44-50. Also published in Us/Them: Translation, Transcription and Identity in Post-colonial Literary Cultures, ed. by Gordon Collier (Amsterdam & Atlanta, GA: Rodopi, 1992), pp. 219-223.
  • 'Survival with the British: A West Indian Woman's Search for Identity', review of The Family, by Buchi Emecheta, Washington Post Book World, 22 February 1990, p. B4.
  • 'The Errant Enigma from Genoa', review of The Conquest of Paradise: Christopher Columbus and the Columbian Legacy, by Kirkpatrick Sale, Los Angeles Times Book Review, 7 October 1990, pp. 4, 8.
  • '"The Movies, Baby" - A Dream of Hollywood', Guardian, 3 January 1991, pp. 17-18. On James Baldwin.
  • 'Africa: A Dream Deferred', review of Native Strangers, by Eddy Harris, Washington Post Book World, 1 March 1992, pp. X 1-2.
  • 'West Indian Writing Abroad: Naipaul and the New Generation', Caribbean Review of Books, 3 (February 1992), pp. 16, 19, 24-25, 27.
  • 'A freedom writer's testimony', review of No Easy Walk to Freedom, by Nelson Mandela, and A Walk in the Night, by Alex La Guma, Times, 26 July 1986.
  • '1978', in 21 Picador Authors Celebrate 21 Years of International Writing, ed. by Tariq Ali (London: Picador, 1993), pp. 65-70. Also published in Colour Me English, pp. 113-115.
  • 'The Voyage In', review of A Way in the World, by V.S. Naipaul, New Republic, 13 June 1994, pp. 40-45.
  • 'History and the Human Heart', review of None to Accompany Me, by Nadine Gordimer, Weekly Mail and Guardian (Literary Supplement), September 1994.
  • 'The Beat of History', review of None to Accompany Me, by Nadine Gordimer, New Republic, 24 October 1994, pp. 34-37.
  • 'Water', Agni (Boston), 39 (1994), pp. 28-30. Also published in Colour Me English, pp. 163-166.
  • 'A Tribute to a Silent Prophet', Guardian, 11 March 1995, suppl. p. 28. On Curtis Mayfield.
  • 'Black through a Rose-tinted Lens', review of Colored People, by Henry Louis Gates Jr., and The Black Diaspora, by Ronald Segal, Financial Times, 29-30 April 1995, p. xiv. Also published as 'Colored People', in Colour Me English, pp. 69-71.
  • 'Why Cricket Helps Fair Play in the Caribbean', review of Liberation Cricket: West Indies Cricket Culture ed. by Hilary Beckles & Brian Stoddart, Financial Times, 17-18 June 1995, p. x.
  • 'Taking up the Black Man's Burden', review of Fatheralong, by John Wideman, London Sunday Times, 27 August 1995.
  • 'Caryl Phillips Interviews Salman Rushdie', Brick, 52 (Fall 1995), pp. 1-7.
  • 'Hard Times of the "Outside" Writers' (an extract from the lecture 'Extravagant Strangers: The "Other" Voice in English Literature'), Daily Telegraph, 11 November 1995, p. A3.
  • 'The Many Colours of History', review of Black England, by Gretchen Gerzina, (Weekend) Financial Times, 18-19 November 1995, p. xvi.
  • 'The need for the "other" voice', New Straits Times, 13 December 1995, p. 12.
  • 'Cultural References', review of The Art of Being Black, by Claire Alexander, (Weekend) Financial Times, 1-2 June 1996, p. xii.
  • 'Blut (Blood)', Redaktion Du (Zurich), August 1996, p. 8. Also published in Colour Me English, pp. 167-172.
  • 'Driven by Post-colonial Dislocation', review of The Counting House, by David Dabydeen, and Admiring Silence, by Abdulrazak Gurnah, Financial Times, 30 November - 1 December 1996, p. 17.
  • 'Mariner, Renegade and Castaway', review of C.L.R. James: A Political Biography, by Kent Worcester, New Republic, 5 August 1996, pp. 32-39.
  • 'First and Last Games for St Kitts-Nevis', Financial Times, 22 July 1996, p. 6.
  • 'Other Teams Have More Modest Dreams', Financial Times, 25 July 1996, p. 5.
  • 'Swansong for Britain's Black King of the Track', Financial Times, 26 July 1996, p. 5.
  • 'Atlanta Goes for Gold in Self-marketing', Financial Times, 30 July 1996, p. 3.
  • 'Former Soviet Boxer Seeks to Hit Gold Jackpot', Financial Times, 31 July 1996, p. 5.
  • 'Islam's Women Run Up against the Code of Koran', Financial Times, 1 August 1996, p. 5.
  • 'Foreword', in Ignatius Sancho: An African Man of Letters, ed. by Reyahn King et al. (London: National Portrait Gallery, 1997), pp. 9-14.
  • 'The Far Euphrates', review of The Far Euphrates, by Aryeh Lev Stollman, Bookforum, 36.3, Winter 1997, pp. 25, 28.
  • 'So let's just leave out the ones everybody's heard of', review of The Routledge Reader in Caribbean Literature, ed. by Alison Donnell & Sarah Lawson Welsh, Observer, 5 January 1997, p. 16.
  • 'Literature: The New Jazz for Black America?', review of The Norton Anthology of African-American Literature, ed. by Henry Louis Gates Jr., Observer, 6 April 1997, p. 17. Also published as 'Literature: The New Jazz?', in Colour Me English, pp. 81-85.
  • 'Unmarooned', review of Texaco, by Patrick Chamoiseau, New Republic, 28 April 1997, pp. 45-49. Also published as 'Patrick Chamoiseau: Unmarooned', in A New World Order, pp. 220-231.
  • 'Poles on the Moral Compass', review of Have No Fear: The Charles Evers Story, by Charles Evers & Andrew Szanton, and Black Intellectuals: Race and Responsibility in American Life, by William M. Banks, (Weekend) Financial Times, 5-6 April 1997, p. vi.
  • 'Homeward Bound', Guardian (Weekend), 21 June 1997, pp. 16-20, 24.
  • 'More to the Caribbean than Beaches', review of Travellers' Literary Companion to the Caribbean, by James Ferguson, (Weekend) Financial Times, 19-20 July 1997.
  • 'Caryl Phillips's Honorary Awards Acceptance Speech', Metropolitan: The Magazine of Leeds Metropolitan University, 13 (Summer 1997), p. 15.
  • 'Another Course Change Toward Seriousness', review of Steven Spielberg's Amistad, New York Times, 7 September 1997, pp. 39, 42.
  • 'Double Life of a Director', Guardian, 16 September 1997, suppl. pp. 2-4. On Steven Spielberg.
  • 'Homecoming', Guardian, 19 September 1997, p. 19.
  • 'George Lamming Talks to Caryl Phillips', Wasafiri, 26 (Autumn 1997), pp. 10-17. A revised version was also published in Writing across Worlds: Contemporary Writers Talk, ed. by Susheila Nasta (London & New York: Routledge, 2004), pp. 183-197.
  • 'Crucial Caribbean', Condé Nast Traveler, October 1997.
  • 'The Contagion of Liberty', review of Black Jacks: African American Seamen in the Age of Sail, by W. Jeffrey Bolster, New Republic, 10 November 1997, pp. 44-45. Also published as 'Men at Sea: African American Sailors', in Colour Me English, pp.72-80.
  • 'A Tale of Greed, Servitude and Silence', review of The Slave Trade: The History of the Atlantic Slave Trade (1440-1870), by Hugh Thomas, (Weekend) Financial Times, 17-18 January 1998, p. v.
  • 'Life and Times of John C.', review of Boyhood: Scenes from Provincial Life, by J.M. Coetzee, New Republic, 9 February 1998, pp. 37-41. Also published in English in Africa, 25.1 (May 1998), pp. 61-70.
  • 'Slaves in Spielberg's Manacles', Times, 28 February 1998, p. 22.
  • 'Word Scratcher', review of Solibo Magnificent, by Patrick Chamoiseau, New York Times Book Review, 29 March 1998, p. 10.
  • Review of The Voice of the Turtle: An Anthology of Cuban Stories, ed. by Peter Bush, Bomb (Spring 1998), p. 16.
  • 'Staying Power', Times (Magazine), 13 June 1998, pp. 34-38. Also published as 'A Dream Deferred: Fifty Years of Caribbean Migration to Britain', Kunapipi, 21.2 (1999), pp. 106-118.
  • 'Prophet in Another Land', Guardian (Weekend), 11 July 1998, pp. 28-29, 31, 33. Also published as 'Linton Kwesi Johnson: Prophet in Another Land', in A New World Order, pp. 252-263.
  • 'On "The Nature of Blood" and the Ghost of Anne Frank', commonQuest: The Magazine of Black Jewish Relations, 3.2 (Summer 1998), pp. 4-7. Also published in Barnard Magazine (Fall 1998), pp. 8-11.
  • Review of The Last of the African Kings, by Maryse Conde, and Poetics of Relation, by Edouard Glissant, Bomb (Summer 1998), p. 21.
  • 'Relations with the Slave Trade: Caryl Phillips Joins a White Author in the Search for his Black Past', review of Slaves in the Family, by Edward Ball, Financial Times, 25-26 July 1998, p. 6.
  • 'Burdened by White Men's Perceptions', review of Afrocentrism: Mythical Pasts and Imagined Homes, by Stephen Howe, and Masks: Blackness, Race and the Imagination, by Adam Lively, Financial Times, 15-16 August 1998, p. 6.
  • 'A Broken Pattern of Islands' (Hurricane George: St Kitts), Times, 3 October 1998, p. 22.
  • 'We Are Leeds United' (Leeds United FC), The Big Issue in the North, 2-8 November 1998, pp. 14-15. Also published as 'Leeds United, Life, and Me', Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Arts (Summer 1999), pp. 182-185, and included under the same title in A New World Order.
  • 'In the Falling Snow', in Always Elsewhere: Travels of the Black Atlantic, ed. by Alasdair Pettinger (London & New York: Cassell, 1998), pp. 152-155. Also published in The European Tribe.
  • 'Introduction', in Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness & Selections from the Congo Diary (New York: The Modern Library, 1999), pp. xi-xviii.
  • 'Truth and Reconciliation: Three Essays from Soyinka on Negritude and Africa's Future', review of The Burden of Memory, The Muse of Forgiveness, by Wole Soyinka, New York Times Book Review, 17 January 1999, p. 24.
  • 'Following On: The Legacy of Lamming and Selvon', Wasafiri, 29 (Spring 1999), pp. 34-36.
  • 'The Guyana Enigma', review of Selected Essays, by Wilson Harris, TLS, 5 November 1999, p. 26.
  • 'Promiscuities', review of Faulkner, Mississippi (trans. Barbara Lewis & Thomas C. Spear) and Poetics of Relation (trans. Betsy Wing), by Edouard Glissant, New Republic, 27 December 1999, pp. 33-38.
  • 'Mixed and Matched', review of White Teeth, by Zadie Smith, Observer (Review), 9 January 2000, p. 11. Also published as 'White Teeth by Zadie Smith', in A New World Order, pp. 283-287.
  • 'The Enigma of Denial', review of Between Father and Son: Family Letters and Reading and Writing: A Personal Account, by V.S. Naipaul, New Republic, 29 May 2000, pp. 43-49. Also published as 'The Enigma of Denial: V.S. Naipaul's Negotiation of His Homeland', Biblio: A Review of Books, 6.1&2 (January-February 2001), pp. 6-10.
  • 'Through the Fire', in How Novelists Work, ed. by Maura Dooley (Bridgend: Seren Press, 2000), pp. 78-85.
  • 'Introduction' to Native Son, by Richard Wright (London: Vintage, 2000), pp. ix-xviii.
  • 'The Go-between', review of The Fortunes of Wangrin, by Amadou Hampate Bâ, The New York Times Book Review, 25 June 2000, p. 16.
  • 'De hoge nood erbij te horen', Vrij Nederland, 15 July 2000, pp. 64-65.
  • 'L'angoisse de l'identité', Passerelles: La Méditerranée caraïbe, ed. by Louis-Philippe Dalembert, 21 (Autumn-Winter 2000), pp. 27-31.
  • 'Put Money in Thy Purse', in Lost Classics, ed. by Michael Ondaatje, Michael Redhill, Esta Spalding & Linda Spalding (Knopf Canada, 2000), pp. 200-206.
  • 'Ground Zero', Guardian (G2 section), 14 September 2001, p. 8. Also published in Colour Me English, pp. 21-27.
  • 'Reluctant Hero', Guardian (G2 section), 12 October 2001, pp. 8-9. Also published in The Humour and the Pity: Essays on V.S. Naipaul, ed. by Amitava Kumar (New Delhi: Buffalo Books, 2002), pp. 133-137.
  • 'Stealing Beauty', Condé Nast Traveller, November 2001, p. 124.
  • 'Strangers in a Strange Land', Guardian, 17 November 2001. Also published as 'France: Strangers in a Strange Land', in Colour Me English, pp. 281-288.
  • Review of 'Race', Sport and British Society, ed. by Ben Carrington & Ian McDonald, TLS, 30 November 2001, p. 31.
  • 'CLR James: The Most Noteworthy Caribbean Mind of the Twentieth Century', The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, 33 (Autumn 2001), pp. 118-120.
  • Introduction to Giovanni's Room, by James Baldwin (London: Penguin, 2001), pp. v-xi.
  • 'Leeds United, a love affair in black and white', Sunday Times, 23 December 2001, Part 5, p. 3.
  • 'Foreword' and 'Synopsis of the Screenplay', in Gérard Besson & Caryl Phillips, The Mystic Masseur: Essays and Excerpts from the Screenplay (Trinidad & Tobago, San Juan: Paria, Merchant Ivory Productions, 2001).
  • 'United We Stand?', Guardian (Weekend), 22 June 2002, p. 36.
  • 'Wilson Harris' and 'The Gift of Displacement' in Theatre of the Arts: Wilson Harris and the Caribbean, ed. by Hena Maes-Jelinek & Bénédicte Ledent (Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, 2002), pp. 43-44 and 45-50.
  • 'Foreword to "The Mystic Masseur" the Screenplay', Moving Worlds, 2.1 (2002), pp. 38-41.
  • 'O.: A Review', Illuminations (August 2002), pp. 33-34.
  • 'The Disappeared', review of Across the Sabbath River: In Search of a Lost Tribe of Israel, by Hillel Halkin, New Republic, 23 September 2002, pp. 39-42. Also published as 'Belonging to Israel', in Colour Me English, pp. 185-196.
  • 'Ignored, resented, jeered and mocked - a youngest sister moves coolly to greatness', Guardian, 21 December 2002, pp. 12-13. On Serena Williams.
  • 'Sangatte', in The Guardian Year 2002, ed. by David McKie (Atlantic Books, 2002), pp. 60-65.
  • 'Confessions of a true believer', Guardian, 4 January 2003, pp. 4-5. On Shusaku Endo. Also published as 'Shusaku Endo: Confessions of a True Believer', in Colour Me English, pp. 208-214.
  • 'Out of Africa', Guardian (Review), 22 February 2003, pp. 4-6. On Chinua Achebe. Also published in Concert of Voices: An Anthology of World Writing in English (second edition), ed. by Victor J. Ramraj (Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview, 2009), pp. 402-409; as 'Was Joseph Conrad Really a Racist?', Philosophia Africana, 10.1 (March 2007), pp. 59-66; as 'Chinua Achebe: Out of Africa', in Colour Me English, pp. 197-207.
  • 'American Tribalism', in The American Effect: Global Perspectives on the United States, 1990-2003, ed. by Lawrence Rinder (New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2003), pp. 87-91. Also published in Colour Me English, pp. 28-34.
  • 'Distant Voices', Guardian (Review), 19 July 2003, pp. 4-6. Also published in P.E.N. International (2003), 53.2, pp. 4-10; and as 'Sierra Leone: Distant Voices', in Colour Me English, pp. 289-300.
  • 'A Beacon in Dark Times', Guardian (Review), 22 November 2003, pp. 34-35.
  • 'De val van het Vrijheidsbeeld: De Caraïbische schrijver Caryl Phillips hekelt de onverdraagzaamheid in de VS', M (Maandblad van NRC Handelsblad), 6 December 2003, pp. 48-54.
  • 'Something About Her', review of Not Without Love, by Constance Webb, TLS, 23 April 2004, p. 10.
  • Review of West Indian Intellectuals in Britain, by Bill Schwarz, TLS, 14 May 2004, p. 30.
  • 'The silenced minority', Guardian (Review), 15 May 2004, pp. 6-7. Also published in They Won't Budge: Africans in Europe, ed. by Awam Amkpa (New York: New York University Press, 2009); and as 'Belgium: The Silenced Minority', in Colour Me English, pp. 313-321. Parts of this article were published in Dutch as 'De Slachtoffers van extreem rechts', De Standaard, 13 April 2007.
  • Review of Women Writing the West Indies, 1804-1939: A Hot Place Belonging to Us, by Evelyn O'Callaghan, TLS, 21 May 2004, p. 29.
  • 'Kingdom of the Blind', Guardian (Review), 17 July 2004, pp. 2-4. Also published as 'England, Half English', in Colour Me English, pp. 215-224.
  • 'Necessary journeys', Guardian (Review), 11 December 2004, p. 4. Also published in Necessary Journeys, ed. by Melanie Keen & Eileen Daly (London: Arts Council England & BFI Black World, 2005), pp. 7-15; in Wasafiri, 48 (Summer 2006), pp. 3-6; and in Colour Me English, pp. 123-131.
  • '"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses, yearning to breathe free". Identiteit en etniciteit na de aanslagen van 9/11', in Rechtvaardige oorlogen of zinloze slachtpartijen: Opstellen over literatuur en oorlog, ed. by Kathleen Gyssels & Elisabeth Bekers (Leuven: Acco, 2004), pp. 169-178. Also published in Colour Me English, pp. 35-54.
  • 'The "High Anxiety of Belonging', in Bridges Across Chasms: Towards a Transcultural Future in Caribbean Literature, ed. by Bénédicte Ledent (Liège: L3, 2004), pp. 7-11. Also published in A New World Order, pp. 303-309.
  • 'Our Modern World', followed by an extract from A Distant Shore, in Revisiting Slave Narratives/Les avatars contemporains des récits d'esclaves, texts collected by/textes réunis par Judith Misrahi-Barak (Montpellier: Les Carnets du Cerpac, n°2, Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier III, 2005), pp. 519-525.
  • 'Foreword', Book of Voices (in support of Sierra Leone PEN), ed. by Michael Butscher (Birmingham: Flame Books, 2005), pp. 1-2.
  • 'To Japan Black Studies Association, Fiftieth Anniversary Meeting 2004', Kokujin Kenkyū, 74 (March 2005), p. 7.
  • 'Constance Webb: Wife of Writer CLR James', obituary, Guardian, 15 April 2005, p. 29.
  • 'Lost generation', Guardian (Review), 23 April 2005, p. 16.
  • 'Do you come here often?', Observer (Sport Monthly, 63), 8 May 2005, pp. 32-35. On Lucas Radebe.
  • 'The Height of Obsession', Guardian (Review), 21 May 2005, pp. 1-4. Also published as 'Kilimanjaro: The Height of Obsession', in Colour Me English, pp. 322-332; and in French as 'L'obsession des hauteurs', Courrier international, n° 768, 21 July 2005.
  • 'To Ricky with love', Guardian (Review), 23 July 2005, pp. 28-29. Also the introduction to the new edition of E.R. Braithwaite, To Sir With Love (London: Vintage Classics, 2005), pp. v-x; published as 'E.R. Braithwaite', in Colour Me English, pp. 141-146.
  • 'The power of love', Guardian (Review), 30 July 2005, pp. 16-17. Also published as 'Luther Vandross (1951-2005)', in Colour Me English, pp. 92-98.
  • 'Growing pains', Observer (Guardian Review), 20 August 2005, p. 22. Also published in PEN America: Making Histories, 8 (2008), pp. 200-204 (as 'A Life in Ten Chapters'); in Mentors, Muses and Monsters: 30 Writers on the People Who Changed Their Lives, ed. by Elizabeth Benedict (New York: Free Press, 2009), pp. 256-260; in Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas, issue 74, 40.1 (2007), pp. 128-132; as 'A Life in Ten Chapters', in Colour Me English, pp. 107-112. Published in Chinese as '成长的烦恼', trans. by Zhang Feng, 外国文学 (Foreign Literature) 6 (November 2008), pp. 11-13.
  • 'Northern Soul', Guardian (Weekend), 22 October 2005, pp. 18-23, 25-27. Also published in A Lasting Moment: Marc Riboud Photographs. Leeds 1954 and 2004, ed. by Anna Douglas & Janet Douglas (Leeds: Leeds City Council, 2009), pp. 81-88; and in Colour Me English, pp. 116-122.
  • 'TLS Books of the Year', TLS, 2 December 2005, p. 10.
  • 'Finding oneself at home', Guardian (Review), 21 January 2006, p. 21. Also published as 'The Pleasures of Exile', in Colour Me English, pp. 225-231.
  • 'Border Crossings', in Displacement, Asylum, Migration: The Oxford Amnesty Lectures 2004, ed. by Kate E. Tunstall (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006), pp. 210-225. Also published as 'Ghana: Border Crossings', in Colour Me English, pp. 301-312.
  • 'Writing Africa: In Search of "a Balance of Stories"', Bardian, Spring 2006, pp. 9-10.
  • 'Ghana', in The Thinking Fan's Guide to the World Cup, ed. by Matt Weiland & Sean Wilsey (London: Abacus, 2006), pp. 150-154. Also published as 'Ghana United', Prospect, 123 (June 2006), pp. 25-26.
  • 'The Fifteenth Hole', Golf World, 1 September 2006, pp. 75-79.
  • Review of Murder in Amsterdam, by Ian Buruma, TLS, 15 December 2006, p. 31.
  • 'I Could Have Been a Playwright', in Staging New Britain: Aspects of Black and South Asian Theatre Practice, ed. by Geoffrey V. Davis & Anne Fuchs (Bruxelles: Peter Lang, 2006), pp. 37-46.
  • 'Harlem on our mind', foreword to Harlem on My Mind: I Was, I Am, by Charif Benhelima (Antwerp: V-edition, 2007).
  • 'Chorus Boy', Dance Gazette, 3 (2007), p. 15.
  • 'A Familial Conversation', Moving Worlds, 7.1 (2007), pp. 3-8. Also published in Colour Me English, pp. 232-238.
  • 'The price of the ticket', Guardian (Review), 14 July 2007, pp. 4-6. Also published as 'James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket', in Colour Me English, pp. 239-250.
  • 'Blood at the root', Guardian (Review), 18 August 2007, pp. 10-11. Also published as 'Strange Fruit', in Colour Me English, pp. 99-104.
  • 'Where time stands still', Guardian (Review), 22 September 2007, p. 14. Also published as 'Sierra Leone: Bunce Island', in Colour Me English, pp. 333-338.
  • 'Freedom', introduction to FWords: Creative Freedom (Leeds: Peepal Tree Press, 2007), pp. 5-6.
  • 'Writers' rooms: Caryl Phillips', Guardian Review, 3 November 2007, p. 3.
  • 'Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses', The Caribbean Writer as Warrior of the Imaginary / L'Ecrivain caribéen, guerrier de l'imaginaire, ed. by Kathleen Gyssels & Bénédicte Ledent (Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, 2008), pp. 31-47.
  • 'Mio Padre e Otello', Lo Straniero, 12.96 (2008), pp. 88-93.
  • 'American Stories, American Silence', in Literary Encounters of Fundamentalism: A Casebook, ed. by Klaus Stierstorfer & Annette Kern-Stahler (Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2008), pp. 13-21. Also published in Colour Me English, pp. 55-65.
  • Introduction to Banjo, by Claude McKay (London: Serpent's Tail, 2008), pp. ix-xvi. Also published as 'Claude McKay', in Colour Me English, pp. 154-160.
  • 'Travel: The Caribbean', Guardian (Review), 14 June 2008, p.3.
  • Review of This Sporting Life, by David Storey, Guardian (Review), 2 August 2008, p. 3.
  • 'Exile on Main Street', review of The Writer as Migrant, by Ha Jin, New Republic, 24 December 2008, pp. 40-43. Also published in The Australian, 10 January 2009; and as 'Ha Jin: Exile on Main Street', in Colour Me English, pp. 251-264.
  • 'Wright & Wronged', Golf Magazine, September 2009, pp. 118-120, 122, 124.
  • 'The Explorer', review of American Writings, by Lafcadio Hearn, New Republic, 2 December 2009, pp. 47-51. Also published as 'Lafcadio Hearn: The Wanderer', in Colour Me English, pp. 265-277.
  • 'Books of the Year', TLS, 27 November 2009, p. 14.
  • 'The City by the Water', in Wandering Abroad, by Corinne Silva (Leeds: Leeds Museums and Galleries, 2009), pp. 41ff. Also published in Moving Worlds 10, Supplement Ten Years Forward: A Celebration (2010), pp. 4-8.
  • Introduction to The Final Martyrs, by Shusaku Endo (New York: New Directions, 2009), pp. vii-xi.
  • 'Freelance', TLS, 26 March 2010, p. 14.
  • 'Freelance', TLS, 23 April 2010, p. 16.
  • 'Once Upon a Life', Observer (Magazine), 17 October 2010, p. 14.
  • 'David Oluwale (1930-1969)', interview about David Oluwale, in Présence africaine en Europe et au-delà / African Presence in Europe and Beyond, ed. by Kathleen Gyssels & Bénédicte Ledent (Paris: L'Harmattan, 2010), pp. 93-108.
  • 'Beyond a Boundary', New Statesman, 23 May 2011, pp. 40-41.
  • 'Rude Am I in My Speech', in Experiences of Freedom in Postcolonial Literatures and Cultures, ed. by Annalisa Oboe & Shaul Bassi (Abingdon & New York: Routledge), pp. 187-191. Also published in Colour Me English, pp. 132-138, and in Salmagundi, 168 & 169 (Fall 2010), pp. 10-15.
  • 'Book Of A Lifetime: Native Son, By Richard Wright', Independent, 5 August 2011.
  • '9/11 Letter', read in the programme Book of the Week, BBC Radio 4, 5 September 2011.
  • Review of High Strung by Stephen Tignor, Guardian (Review), 10 September 2011, p. 7.
  • 'Preamble', in Caryl Phillips: Writing in the Key of Life, ed. by Bénédicte Ledent & Daria Tunca (Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, 2012), pp. 7-9. Extracts from Phillips's notebooks.
  • 'Colour Me English', in Caryl Phillips: Writing in the Key of Life, ed. by Bénédicte Ledent & Daria Tunca (Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, 2012), pp. 11-22. Previously published in Colour Me English, pp. 3-17.
  • 'South Africa: Life with Father', review of Sometimes There Is a Void: Memoirs of an Outsider, by Zakes Mda, New York Review of Books, 10 January 2013, pp. 59-60.

 

Interviews
  • 'Finding a name', Platform: New Perspectives on Theatre Today, 3 (1981), pp. 7-14. Transcript of a panel discussion that includes multiple interventions by Caryl Phillips.
  • 'Interview by Kay Saunders', Kunapipi, 9.1 (1987), pp. 44-52. Also published in Conversations with Caryl Phillips, ed. by Renee T. Schatteman (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009), pp. 3-10.
  • 'Searching for Answers: Caryl Phillips in Conversation with Linton Kwesi Johnson', Race Today Review, 17.4 (March 1987), pp. 6-9.
  • 'Caryl Phillips (Antilles anglaises): la paranoïa', by Pascale Hugues, Libération, 25 March 1987, p. 29.
  • '"They haven't caught my soul": Interview with Caryl Phillips', by Beatrix D'Souza, Frontline, 28 November - 11 December 1987, pp. 101-105.
  • 'Interview by Frank Birbalsingh', in Displaced Persons, ed. by Kirsten Holst Petersen & Anna Rutherford (Mundelstrup: Dangaroo Press, 1988), pp. 145-151. Also published in Caribbean Quarterly 37.4 (1991), pp. 40-46, and with minor alterations and notes as 'Caryl Phillips: The Legacy of Othello, Part (1)', in Frontiers of Caribbean Literature in English, ed. by Frank Birbalsingh (London & Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1996), pp. 183-190.
  • 'Worlds Within', by C. Rosalind Bell, Callaloo, 14.3 (1991), pp. 578-606.
  • 'Caryl Phillips Interviewed by Graham Swift', Kunapipi, 13.3 (1991), pp. 96-103. Also published in Conversations with Caryl Phillips, ed. by Renee T. Schatteman (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009), pp. 11-18.
  • 'Viva Voce', by Mervyn Morris, Caribbean Review of Books, 3 (February 1992), pp. 17, 18, 26.
  • 'Caryl Phillips', by Graham Swift, Bomb Magazine, 38 (Winter 1992), pp. 32-35. Also published in Speak Fiction and Poetry!: The Best of Bomb Magazine's Interviews With Writers, ed. by Betsy Sussler (New York: G+B Arts International, 1998), pp. 187-195.
  • 'Interview with Caryl Phillips', by Joshua Saul Beckman, West, 6 (Spring 1992), pp. 95-102.
  • 'Derek Walcott', interview conducted by Caryl Phillips, Bomb Magazine, 40 (Summer 1992), pp. 46-49.
  • 'Melanie Rae Thon', interview conducted by Caryl Phillips, Bomb Magazine, 44 (Summer 1993), pp. 62-65. Also published in Speak Fiction and Poetry!: The Best of Bomb Magazine's Interviews With Writers, ed. by Betsy Sussler (New York: G+B Arts International, 1998), pp. 241-250.
  • 'Interview: Caryl Phillips', by Aaron Ashby & Artress Bethany White, ARK/angel Review, 9 (1994), pp. 92-106.
  • 'Caryl Phillips: Interview by Clifton Joseph', in One on One, the Imprint Interviews, ed. by Leanna Crouch (Toronto: Somerville House Publishing, 1994), pp. 51-58.
  • 'John Edgar Wideman', interview conducted by Caryl Phillips, Bomb Magazine, 49 (Fall 1994), pp. 34-37. Also published in Speak Fiction and Poetry!: The Best of Bomb Magazine's Interviews With Writers, ed. by Betty Sussler (New York: G+B Arts International, 1998), pp. 17-25.
  • 'Crossing the River: Caryl Phillips Talks to Maya Jaggi', Wasafiri, 20 (Autumn 1994), pp. 25-29. Published in slightly different form in Writing Across Worlds: Contemporary Writers Talk, ed. by Susheila Nasta (London & New York: Routledge, 2004), pp. 113-124.
  • 'The Other Voice: A Dialogue Between Anita Desai, Caryl Phillips, and Ilan Stavans', Transition, 64 (1994), pp. 77-89.
  • 'Crisscrossing the River: An Interview with Caryl Phillips', by Carol Margaret Davison, Ariel, 25.4 (October 1994), pp. 91-99. Also published in Conversations with Caryl Phillips, ed. by Renee T. Schatteman (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009), pp. 19-26.
  • 'Caryl Phillips', by Pico Iyer (on 7 March 1995), Lannan Foundation Literary Videos, n°44. Also published in Conversations with Caryl Phillips, ed. by Renee T. Schatteman (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009), pp. 36-45.
  • 'Of this Time, of That Place: a Conversation with Caryl Phillips', by Jenny Sharpe, Transition, 68 (Winter 1995), pp. 154-161. Also published in Conversations with Caryl Phillips, ed. by Renee T. Schatteman (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009), pp. 27-35.
  • 'Caryl Phillips', in Swing Low: Black Men Writing, ed. by Rebecca Carroll (New York: Crown Paperbacks, 1995), pp. 162-171.
  • 'An Interview with Caryl Phillips: "I Am What I Am Because I Was Born There"', by Erika J. Waters, intr. by Reinhard W. Sander, Caribbean Writer, 9 (1995), pp. 102-114.
  • 'Caryl Phillips: The Legacy of Othello, Part (2)', in Frontiers of Caribbean Literature in English, ed. by Frank Birbalsingh (London & Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1996), pp. 191-197.
  • 'Stuart Hall', interview conducted by Caryl Phillips, Bomb Magazine, 58 (Winter 1997), pp. 38-42.
  • 'An Interview with Caryl Phillips', by Louise Yelin, Culturefront, 7.2 (Summer 1998), pp. 52, 53 & 80. 
  • 'The Final Passage: An interview with writer Caryl Phillips', by Maya Jaggi, in Black British Culture and Society: A Text Reader, ed. by Kwesi Owusu (London & New York: Routledge, 2000), pp. 157-168.
  • 'Caryl Phillips and the Forum on Migration: Teaching the Value of Diversity', by Monica Strauss, Aufbau, 6, 23 March 2000, pp. 28-29.
  • 'Interview', by Carol Sidney, Black Film Bulletin, 8.1 (Spring-Summer-Autumn 2000), pp. 1-2.
  • 'So far, yet so near', discussion with Penelope Lively and Alastair Niven, Daily Telegraph, 9 December 2000, p. A7.
  • 'Disrupting the Master Narrative: An Interview with Caryl Phillips', by Renée Schatteman, Commonwealth: Essays and Studies, 23.2 (Spring 2001), pp. 93-106. Also published as 'Disturbing the Master Narrative: An Interview with Caryl Phillips', in Conversations with Caryl Phillips, ed. by Renee T. Schatteman (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009), pp. 53-66.
  • 'Interview with Caryl Phillips', with Leonard Lopate, in Conversations with Caryl Phillips, ed. by Renee T. Schatteman (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009), pp. 67-76. Originally broadcast on WNYC, 1 November 2000.
  • 'The Insistence of Voices: An Interview with Caryl Phillips', by Lars Eckstein, Ariel, 32.2 (April 2001), pp. 33-44.
  • 'Pitt a Pawoll de Caryl Phillips', Ecritures et Représentations des Diasporas, ed. by Bénédicte Alliot & Geneviève Fabre, Cahiers Charles V, Université de Paris 7, Denis-Diderot, 2001, pp. 129-140.
  • 'Ik zie geen enkel Europees land dat niet racistisch is', by Marnix Verplancke, De Morgen, 20 November 2002, pp. 3-6.
  • 'Caryl Phillips: de Nieuwe Wereldorde is die van de multiculturaliteit. "Ik schrijf om uit te maken wie ik ben"', by Lieven Sioen, De Standaard, 28 November 2002, pp. 12-13.
  • 'Home, Blood, and Belonging: A Conversation with Caryl Phillips', by Paula Goldman, Moving Worlds, 2.2 (2002), pp. 115-122. Also published in Conversations with Caryl Phillips, ed. by Renee T. Schatteman (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009), pp. 87-94.
  • 'Interview with Caryl Phillips', with Charles Wilkin, in Conversations with Caryl Phillips, ed. by Renee T. Schatteman (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009), pp. 118-134. Originally broadcast on WINN FM, 23 December 2002.
  • 'The Evidence of a Film Not Seen: an Interview with Caryl Phillips', by Douglas Field, Wasafiri, 39 (Summer 2003), pp. 24-26.
  • 'Five Minutes with Caryl Phillips', The Queen's College Newsletter, 3 (Autumn 2003), p. 7.
  • 'Of Britain and Belonging', by Robin Dougherty, Boston Globe, 21 December 2003, p. 8.
  • 'Het Spel van de angst is heel oud', by Chris de Stoop, Knack, 24 December 2003, pp. 34-36.
  • 'History from his perspective', by John Johnston, Cincinnati Enquirer, 22 February 2004.
  • 'Caryl's Big Cause', by Claire Gorham, The Voice, 10 May 2004, n° 1113.
  • 'Other Voices: An Interview with Caryl Phillips', by Stephen Clingman, Salmagundi, 143 (Summer 2004), pp. 113-140. Also published in Conversations with Caryl Phillips, ed. by Renee T. Schatteman (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009), pp. 95-117.
  • 'A Conversation with Caryl Phillips', with Jill Morrison, in Conversations with Caryl Phillips, ed. by Renee T. Schatteman (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009), pp. 135-138. Originally published online as 'A Conversation with Caryl Phillips, author of the novel A Distant Shore', ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes, November 2003.
  • 'Fighting the Silence Born of Injustice', with Gail Bailey, in Conversations with Caryl Phillips, ed. by Renee T. Schatteman (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009), pp. 139-142. Original published in Canvas Magazine, 2005.
  • 'Caryl Phillips', interview with Michael Krasny, in Conversations with Caryl Phillips, ed. by Renee T. Schatteman (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009), pp. 151-159. Interview originally published in 2005.
  • 'Black, Famous, Conflicted', by Fritz Lanham, Houston Chronicle, 26 September 2005, p. 20.
  • 'Caryl Phillips: Reflections on the Past Twenty-five Years', with Renee Schatteman, in Conversations with Caryl Phillips, ed. by Renee T. Schatteman (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009), pp. 160-172. Originally published in 2006.
  • 'Ur historiens mörker', interview with Jenny Aschenbrenner, Dagens Nyheter, 29 November 2006.
  • 'Dancing in the Dark: Caryl Phillips in Conversation with John McLeod, Leeds 2005', Moving Worlds, 7.1 (2007), pp. 103-114. Also published in Conversations with Caryl Phillips, ed. by Renee T. Schatteman (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009), pp. 143-150.
  • '(Re)Rooted: An Interview with Caryl Phillips', by Jacqueline Bishop & Dolace McLean, Calabash: A Journal of Caribbean Arts and Letters, 4.2 (Spring-Summer 2007).
  • ''Not Afraid of Ambiguity; Caryl Phillips in Interview with Axel Stahler', Anglistik: International Journal of English Studies, 18.2 (September 2007), pp. 197-203.
  • 'Interview with Caryl Phillips by Kevin Rabalais', Glimmer Train, 65 (Winter 2008), pp. 140-151. Also published as 'Degrees of Damage: An Interview with Caryl Phillips', in Conversations with Caryl Phillips, ed. by Renee T. Schatteman (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009), pp. 173-183.
  • 'Stepping beyond the Parameters of Caryl Phillips' World of Writing', interviews by Susan Yearwood & Kadija Sesay, SABLE, 12 (Spring-Summer 2008), pp. 5-21.
  • 'The Space Between', conversation between Abdulrazak Gurnah, Radhika Jones & Caryl Phillips, PEN America, 8 (2008), pp. 192-199.
  • Conversations with Caryl Phillips, ed. by Renee T. Schatteman (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2009).
  • 'Only Connect: An Interview with Caryl Phillips on Foreigners', with Bénédicte Ledent, in Conversations with Caryl Phillips, ed. by Renee T. Schatteman (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009), pp. 184-191.
  • '"They are us": Interview with Caryl Phillips', by Adrian Grima, in Shared Waters: Soundings in Postcolonial Literatures, ed. by Stella Borg-Barthet (Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, 2009), pp. 271-278.
  • 'Migrant journeys: A conversation with Caryl Phillips', interview with Elvira Pulitano, Atlantic Studies, 6.3 (December 2009), pp. 371-387.
  • Interview, in A Regular Black: The Hidden Wuthering Heights, dir. Adam Low (London: Lone Star Productions, 2010). DVD, approx. 27 minutes.
  • 'Small Talk: Caryl Phillips', interview by Anna Metcalfe, Financial Times, 19 June 2010, p. 19. [online version 21 June 2010]
  • 'The arts are the windows through which we see ourselves', interview by Lisa Allen-Agostini, Caribbean Beat, 109 (May-June 2011).
  • 'Discomfort zone: Author Caryl Phillips explores issues of multiculturalism', by Elizabeth Floyd Mair, Times Union, 11 July 2011.
  • 'The Books Interview: Caryl Phillips', by Sophie Elmhirst, New Statesman, 22 August 2011, p. 49.
  • 'An Interview with Caryl Phillips', by Zhang Helong, Foreign Literature Studies, 33.3 (June 2011), pp. 1-7.
  • 'The Narrative Is Not Written in Stone', a conversation with Bastian Balthazar Becker, Part I, sx salon, 7 (December 2011).
  • 'The Narrative Is Not Written in Stone', a conversation with Bastian Balthazar Becker, Part II, sx salon, 8 (February 2012).
  • 'A home for ourselves in the world: Caryl Phillips on slave forts and manillas as African Atlantic sites of memory', by Alan Rice, Atlantic Studies, 9.3 (2012), pp. 363-372.
  • '"Who are you calling a foreigner?": Caryl Phillips in Conversation with John McLeod', in New Perspectives on the Black Atlantic: Definitions, Readings, Practices, Dialogues, ed. by Bénédicte Ledent & Pilar Cuder-Domínguez (Bern: Peter Lang, 2012), pp. 275-294.
  • 'An Interview with Caryl Phillips', by Abigail Ward, Contemporary Literature, 53.4 (2012), pp. 629-645.

 

In Translation

Fiction

The Final Passage

  • Abschied von der Tropeninsel, trans. into German by Eike Schönfeld (Edition Pestum, 1988).

A State of Independence

  • Frihetens tillstånd, trans. into Swedish by Rose-Marie Nielsen (Gedins Förlag, 1987).

Higher Ground

  • Auf festem Grund, trans. into German by Eike Schönfeld (Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, 1997).

Cambridge

  • Cambridge, trans. into Swedish by Caj Lundgren (Gedins Förlag, 1992).
  • ΚΑΙΜΠΡΙΤΖ, trans. into Greek (ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΟΔΥΣΣΕΑΣ, 1994).
  • Cambridge, trans. into Dutch by Peter Bergsma (De Bezige Bij, 1996).
  • Cambridge, trans. into French by Pierre Charras (Mercure de France, 1996).
  • Emily und Cambridge, trans. into German by Uli Wittmann (Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, 1996).

Crossing the River

  • De Rivier Over, trans. into Dutch by René Kurpershoek (De Bezige Bij, 1994).
  • Över floden, trans. into Swedish by Caj Lundgren (Gedins, 1994).
  • La Traversée du fleuve, trans. into French by Pierre Furlan (Éditions de l’Olivier, 1995).
  • Jenseits des Flusses, trans. into German by Matthias Fienbork (Carl Hanser Verlag, 1995).
  • ΤΟ ΠΕΡΑΣΜΑ ΤΟΥ ΠΟΤΑΜΟΥ, trans. into Greek by ΑΛΙΚΗ ΑΚΟΝΤΙΔΟΥ (ΑΩΡΙΚΟΣ, 1996).
  • Cruzar el río, trans. into Spanish by Gian Castelli (Alianza Editorial, 2004).
  • A travessia do rio, trans. into Portuguese (Rio de Janeiro: Record, 2011).

The Nature of Blood

  • Hatets Rötter, trans. into Swedish by Caj Lundgren (Gedins, 1997).
  • De aard van het bloed, trans. into Dutch by René Kurpershoek (De Bezige Bij, 1997).
  • Veren Velka, trans. into Finnish by Seppo Loponen (Otavan Kirjasto, 1997).
  • La nature humaine, trans. into French by Pierre Charras (Mercure de France, 1999).
  • A Essência do Sangue, trans. into Portuguese by Ana Maria Chaves (Editorial Bizâncio, 1999).
  • Blut und Asche, trans. into German by Matthias Fienbork (Carl Hanser Verlag, 2000).
  • La naturaleza de la sangre, trans. into Spanish by Gian Castelli (Alianza Editorial, 2000).
A Distant Shore

  • Een verre kust, trans. into Dutch by Maaike Post (De Bezige Bij, 2004).
  • En fjärran kust, trans. into Swedish by Hans Berggren (Wahlström & Widstrand, 2004).
  • Uma Margem Distante, trans. into Portuguese by Maria José Silveira (Editora Record, 2006).
  • Odległy Brezeg, trans. into Polish by Zofia Zinserling (Galeria, 2006).
  • Μακρινή ακτή (Makpinh Akth), trans. into Greek by Rena Chatchout (Scripta, 2009).

Dancing in the Dark

  • Dans i mörker, trans. into Swedish by Hans Berggren (Wahlström & Widstrand, 2006).
  • Dansen in het donker, trans. into Dutch by Robert Dorsman (Breda: De Geus, 2006).
  • Dancando No Escuro, trans. into Portuguese (Rio de Janeiro: Editora Record, 2007).

In the Falling Snow

  • I den fallande snön, trans. into Swedish by Hans Berggren (Wahlström & Widstrand, 2011).
  • Jener Tag im Winter, trans. into German by Giovanni Bandini & Ditte Bandini (Munich: DVA, 2011).
  • Sotto la nevicata, trans. into Italian by Bernardo Draghi (Segrate: Mondadori, 2011).

Non-Fiction

The Atlantic Sound

  • Het Atlantisch lied, trans. into Dutch by Ronald Jonkers (De Bezige Bij, 2000).
  • El sonido del Atlántico, trans. into Spanish by Gian Castelli (Alianza Editorial, 2001).
  • Atlantöverfart, trans. into Swedish by Hans Berggren (Stockholm: Wahlström & Widstrand, 2001).

A New World Order

  • Een nieuwe wereldorde, trans. into Dutch by Ronald Jonkers (De Bezige Bij, 2002).
  • trans. into Japanese (Akashi Shoten, 2007).

Foreigners

  • Framlingar: Tre engelska liv, trans. into Swedish by Hans Berggren (Stockholm: Wahlstrom & Widstrand, 2008).
  • Buitenlanders, trans. into Dutch by Robert Dorsman (Breda: De Geus, 2011).

 

Audiobooks

Fiction

  • Cambridge, read by Adjoa Andoh, 6 CDs, unabridged, approx. 6 hours and 30 minutes (Rearsby: Whole Story Audiobooks, 2009). Also packaged/distributed by Clipper (Rearsby) and Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD).
  • Crossing the River, read by Gregory Gorton, 5 cassettes, approx. 7 hours and 30 minutes (Toronto: Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 1995).
  • Dancing in the Dark, read by Dion Graham, 6 CDs / 5 cassettes, unabridged, approx. 7 hours (Rearsby: Whole Story Audiobooks, 2008). Also packaged/distributed by Clipper (Rearsby) and Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD).
  • In the Falling Snow, read by Ben Onwukwe, 10 CDs/cassettes, unabridged, approx. 11 hours (Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books, 2010).

Non-Fiction

  • Foreigners: Three English Lives, read by Robert Ian Mackenzie, Peter Jay Fernandez, Dion Graham, Charlie Parry, John Keating, Robin Miles & Simon Prebble, 8 CDs, unabridged, approx. 8 hours and 15 minutes (Rearsby: Whole Story Audiobooks, 2008). Also packaged/distributed by Clipper (Rearsby) and Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD, also as 8 cassettes).

 

Miscellaneous
  • 'The Cuban writer', by José Lorenzo Fuentes & Manuel Díaz Martínez, Cuban Studies, 24 (1994), pp. 143-153. Transcript of a round-table panel discussion that includes two short interventions by Caryl Phillips.
  • 'Critics and guest writers choose their books of the year', by Ian Buruma, Financial Times, 6 December 1997, p. 5.
  • 'Sifting the sand between the pages', Financial Times, 11 July 1998, p. 5.
  • 'Christmas Books: Pleasures and Provocations', Financial Times, 5 December 1998, p. 5.
  • 'Books of the Year', Observer, 25 November 2001, p. 5.
  • 'Our great escapes', Observer, 4 July 2004, p. 1.
  • Observer, 28 November 2004, p. 1. Brief review of Derek Walcott's The Prodigal.
  • 'To Japan Black Studies Association, Fiftieth Anniversary meeting 2004', Black Studies (Journal of Japan Black Studies Association), 74 (March 2005), p. 7.
  • 'Friends for faraway places', Guardian (Review), 14 June 2008, p. 2. Phillips recommends books to read while visiting the Caribbean.
  • 'The write track', by Mark Lawson, Guardian (Review), 2 August 2008, p. 2. Authors, among whom Phillips, recommend their favourite sporting book.

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