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Monique Roffey Papers

Identifier: SC153


The collection contains various drafts of Monique Roffey's novels, some unpublished works, materials she used to research the context of her stories, correspondence with publishers and literary agents, and information on her life. Manuscripts are available for: White Woman on the Green Bicycle, Sun Dog, Archipelago, Tryst (unpublished), Removed (unpublished), With the Kisses of his Mouth, and House of Ashes. The collection was acquired in 2014 through the kind assistance of Professor Alison Donnell and the Diasporic Literary Archives Project.


  • Creation: 2003 - 2014

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted access to the paper files. Permission to access electronic files must be granted by the creator, Monique Roffey.

Conditions Governing Use

No reproduction of paper documents is allowed for the period 2014-2019.

Biographical / Historical

Monique Roffey is a Trinidadian-born British writer who has published several novels and a memoir including the widely acclaimed White Woman on the Green Bicycle which won the Boca Lit Fest prize in 2013 and was short listed for the Orange Prize as well as the Encore Award.


8 Linear Feet (1072 ( 231mb) electronic files)

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Arranged by Subject files, followed by the novels in chronological orde

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Monique Roffey in 2014.

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Repository Details

Part of the The Alma Jordan Library, The University of the West Indies Repository

St. Augustine
Trinidad and Tobago
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