Kevin is a newspaper columnist and public intellectual, who deals with issues ranging from philosophy, literature, science, social psychology, religion, pedagogy, economics, and policy matters. In twenty years as a professional writer, has written over 2,000 newspaper articles, over 30 periodical articles and papers, 20-plus short stories, three novels, and a history textbook.
He is a co-founder and chairman of the Trinidad and Tobago Humanist Association, the only organization of its kind in the Anglophone Caribbean. He is also vice-chair for ASPIRE (Advocates for Safe Parenthood: Improving Reproductive Equity), a lobby group seeking clarification and updating of Trinidad and Tobago’s laws on abortion in order to reduce health risks and maternal mortality associated with unsafe abortions.
He was regional Chairperson for the Commonwealth Writers Prize (Canada/Caribbean) for 2000 and 2001. At present he works for the Trinidad Express as a freelance writer and columnist.
The Ten Incarnations of Adam Avatar is a historical novel which cover five centuries of Caribbean history. The protagonist is an immortal who is reborn every fifty years in a new body, experiencing the several roles which make up the archetypes of the Caribbean ethos, and striving to come to terms with the contradictions and conflicts of being master and slave, white and black, and man and woman.
CSEC History. A textbook co-authored with Dr Radica Mahase and to be published by Oxford University Press.
Fiction: “The Rape”. Contribution to the short story collection Trinidad Noir (Akashic Press, 2009).
- One-act play, The Comedian, was one of the four winning plays in the National Drama Association’s playwriting contest.
- One of 15 prize-winning finalists in a 2007 international essay competition, organized by the US-based TRACE Institute, on official corruption and how to prevent it.
The Ten Incarnations of Adam Avatar (Leeds: Peepal Tree Press, 2005). To date the only work of fiction by an Anglophone Caribbean writer that covers five centuries of Caribbean history.
Virgin’s Triangle (Heinemann Caribbean Writers Series, 1997)
The Autobiography of Paras P (Heinemann Caribbean Writers Series, 1996)