Nicholas Laughlin is the editor of The Caribbean Review of Books, and a writer with a particular interest in Caribbean literature and art. He is also one of the administrators of Alice Yard, an art and performance space in Port of Spain, and co-editor of the broadside literary magazine Town. He has also edited Letters from London (2003), a book of essays by C.L.R. James, and a revised and expanded edition of V.S. Naipaul's Letters Between a Father and Son (2009). He was born and has always lived in Trinidad.