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Monique Roffey was born on 1965 in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. Discover Monique Roffey’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 55 years old?
|Age||55 years old|
|Birthplace||Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago|
|Nationality||Trinidad and Tobago|
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|Net Worth in 2020||$1 Million – $5 Million|
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Timeline of Monique Roffey
A fifth novel, The Tryst, published in July 2017, was sold twice, first to Simon and Schuster UK, and then to independent press Dodo Ink. Having worked on it, on and off, for fourteen years, Roffey revisits the tale of Adam’s first wife, Lilith, and examines the common but taboo issue of celibacy within marriage. Like much of Roffey’s work, it weaves magical realism into a contemporary setting. Many well known literary writers, sex writers, and sex workers have applauded The Tryst. DBC Pierre said of it, “Not a shade of grey within a mile of this book. What makes The Tryst an unexploded virus isn’t just the quality and brightness of Roffey’s writing on sex, even as it uncovers inner glades between flesh and fantasy where sex resides – but the taunting clarity of why those glades stay covered. A throbbing homewrecker of a tale, too late to call Fifty Shades of Red.”
Roffey’s 2014 novel, House of Ashes, is a fictionalised account of the events surrounding the 1990 attempted coup in Trinidad. Ronald Adamolekun, for Wasafiri magazine, said: House of Ashes will be remembered as the most authoritative fictionalised account of the 1990 Trinidad and Tobago revolution, arguably the darkest moment of the island’s history.”
Roffey is an experienced creative writing tutor and has taught for numerous creative writing providers and organisations, including First Story, The Arvon Foundation and English PEN. She is currently Lecturer in Creative Writing on the Novel MFA at Manchester Metropolitan University. Since 2013, she has been a literary activist and advocate for emerging writers in Trinidad, teaching for COSTAATT, Bocas Lit Fest and privately in Port of Spain, where she set up the St James Writers’ Room in 2014 and numerous other writing workshops since. She has also co-led writing retreats in Trinidad in collaboration with other Caribbean writers such as Professor Loretta Collins-Klobah and Professor Kei Miller and in partnership with Mount Plaisir Estate in Grande Riviere, Trinidad. Roffey has dual nationality and divides her time between London and Port of Spain. She is also a mitra of the Triratna Buddhist order.
Her novel Archipelago, published in July 2012, set in the aftermath of a flood, examines climate change from the perspective of a man from the southern Caribbean. Andrew Miller (Costa Award winner, 2012) said: “Archipelago is beautifully done. There’s a warmth to it, an exuberance and a wisdom, that makes the experience of reading it feel not just pleasurable but somehow instructive. It’s funny, sometimes bitingly poignant. And how well Roffey writes a male central character. A brilliant piece of storytelling.” Archipelago won the 2013 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, being commended for its “exploration of the greater Caribbean space in which is embedded a real-life story of trauma and loss and ultimately redemption that is both contemporary and compelling”. The novel was judged the winner of the fiction category of the prize, and at the Bocas Lit Fest was announced on 27 April 2013 as the best overall book from all categories.
Roffey’s 2011 memoir, With the Kisses of His Mouth, is a personal account of a mid-life quest for sexual liberation and self-identification other than the aspirant hetero-normative model. It has been characterised as “a subversive work that transcends the author’s personal story: it stands alone in the chasm that has opened between feminist literature and the belles du jour brigade.”
Woodhead, Cameron. Review of The White Woman on the Green Bicycle, by Monique Roffey. Age, 27 June 2009: 26.
Roffey has written five novels and a memoir. Sun Dog (2002), set in west London, is a magical realist tale of psychological estrangement, identity loss and subsequent individuation. The White Woman on the Green Bicycle (2009; shortlisted for the 2010 Orange Prize and the 2011 Encore Award), is the story of European ex-colonials living in Trinidad during the island’s early Independence years and their subsequent process of creolisation. It was hailed by Commonwealth Prize-winner Olive Senior, who said:
Owen, Katie. “A Man for All Seasons; New Fiction.” Review of Sun Dog, by Monique Roffey. The Times, 15 June 2002: 14.
Monique Roffey (born 1965) is an award-winning Trinidadian-born British writer and memoirist.
Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, in 1965, to a British father and mother of mixed Mediterranean origins, Roffey was educated at St Andrew’s School in Maraval, Trinidad, and then in the UK at St Maur’s Convent, and St George’s College, Weybridge. She graduated with a BA in English and Film Studies from the University of East Anglia in 1987, and later completed an MA and PhD in Creative Writing at Lancaster University. Between 2002 and 2006 she was a Centre Director for the Arvon Foundation and later held three posts for the Royal Literary Fund (2006–12).