St Hope Earl McKenzie (also known as Earl McKenzie) is a Jamaican academic philosopher, poet, short-story writer, essayist, novelist,
painter and educator.
He is a former Head of the English Department at Church Teachers' College, Mandeville, Jamaica. He is retired from the
University of the West Indies, Mona, where he taught
Philosophy for many years.
He has had four solo art exhibitions.
In 2000 he was awarded a Silver Musgrave Medal
for outstanding merit in the field of Literature.