DATE OF BIRTH: June 2, 1955
PLACE OF BIRTH: Tableland, Trinidad
  • Naparima College
  • University of the West Indies at St. Augustine (B.A.; M.A.; Diploma in Education)
  • University of New Brunswick, Canada (M.A.)
  • CAREER:                                 Maharaj worked as a teacher and as a columnist for the Trinidad Guardian, before moving to Canada in the early-1990s. He settled in Ajax, Ontario, where he has taught high school since 1994. He has written the following books:
    • The Interloper (1995)
    • The Writer and His Wife and Other Stories (1996)
    • Homer in Flight (1997)
    • The Lagahoo's Apprentice (2000)
    • The Book of Ifs and Buts (2002)
    • A Perfect Pledge (2005)
    Compiled by Ronald C. Emrit