Dr Lennox Honychurch is a Dominican historian and anthropologist. He has published numerous academic papers and books on the history of Dominica and the Caribbean region. He was awarded his PhD from the University of Oxford on the material culture of the Kalinago people of Dominica. He is an expert on all aspects of Dominica’s history and culture, and his book The Dominica Story was the first history of the island. His most recent project was the restoration of Fort Shirley, at the Cabrits National Park, Dominica. In 2011, Honychurch was awarded the Anthony N. Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence. He is also a recipient of the Golden Drum Award for the preservation of Dominica’s cultural heritage.
An artist and a poet, he lives in Dominica, his birthplace.
“…a local Caribbean historian committed to telling the story of his homeland and its place in the world. The rest of us should be profoundly grateful for that commitment as well as for the scholarship that accompanies it.” Peter Hulme