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Photocopies of correspondence between West Indian authors and Henry Swanzy, the BBC General Overseas Service producer of the Caribbean Voices programme. This programme offered stories, poetry, plays and literary criticism and launched the careers of many Caribbean writers. Caribbean writers include: Selvon, Samuel -- Walcott, Derek -- Naipaul, V. S. (Vidiadhar Surajprasad) -- Lamming, George -- Bennett, Louise -- Semour, A. J. -- Sealy, C. -- Mittelholzer, Edgar -- Braithwaite, Edward.
These are the handwritten manuscripts of two published novels with the titles: Black and White lovers by ritual; Caribbean Coup: Trinidad and Tobago 1979. Both manuscripts have been published.
The collection contains manuscript copies of plays, journal articles, poems, radio programmes, notes and an unpublished novel.
The collection consists of copies of Mais' short stories, some of which are written under a pseudonym, Kingsley Croft. They are mainly typescript, some with handwritten changes or corrections.