Berkley W. Semple
Berkley Wendell Semple was born in Guyana. He has published three collections of poetry, Lamplight Teller, awarded a 2004 Guyana Prize for Poetry, The Solo Flyer and The Central Station and has edited a book of student poems. His poetry and fiction have appeared in Callaloo, The Hampden-Sydney Review, and The Caribbean Writer for which he was awarded a Daily News Prize for poetry, and in many other publications. Berkley Wendell Semple is a school administrator and YA librarian. He lives in New York City.