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(wôl′kŏt′, wŏl′-), Derek Alton 1930-2017.
West Indian poet and playwright who won the 1992 Nobel Prize for literature. His work includes Another Life (1973) and the epic poem Omeros (1990).


1. (Biography) Derek (Alton). born 1930, St Lucian poet and playwright, whose works include the poetry collections In a Green Night (1962) and The Bounty (1997), the play The Dream on Monkey Mountain (1967), and the long poem Omeros (1990): Nobel prize for literature 1992
2. (Biography) Jersey Joe, real name Arnold Raymond Cream. 1914–94, US boxer: world heavyweight champion 1951–52


(ˈwɔl kət)
Derek, born 1930, West Indian poet and playwright: Nobel prize 1992.
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