Frank Birbalsingh interviews Peter Kempadoo

March 2005
Arts Journal: Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Literature, ;Mar2005, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p36
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An interview with Peter Kempadoo, a Guyanese author who worked for the "Daily Argosy" newspaper and the radio station ZFY, is presented. When asked about his childhood in Guyana, he shared that he grew up in his father's place where the heart of Tamil culture in Guyana dwelt. He mentioned that his father was a cricket captain and together with other cricketers, they turned Port Mourant into a cricketing center which inspired him a lot. He also stated that he began teaching when he was 16.


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