Montserrat born Edgar Nkosi White is a playwright and novelist. He has lived in both America and Britain and his work has been performed at the New York Public Theater and the Royal Court in London. His best known plays are: Lament for Rastafari, I Marcus Garvey and The Long and Cheerful Road to Slavery.

He was a co-founder of C.A.R.T (Caribbean American Reportory Theater) and is a member of the New York based New Dramatists as well as performing widely with the Haitian group Makandal. He has also written for both BBC Radio and Television drama and his most recent play is entitled Count it All Joy (written for the Calysonian Arrow or Alphonsus Cassell)."

Edgar will be reading from his translation of a children's book Popo and Fifina written by Langston Hughes. Edgar will perform the music to provide a total Odyssey.