Derek Walcott

October 1992
U.S. News & World Report;10/19/92, Vol. 113 Issue 15, p26
Reports that Boston University professor Derek Walcott was awarded the Nobel prize in literature from the Nobel committee. His prize work includes `Midsummer' and the epic `Omeros'; His birthplace; Educational background.


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