Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (1960)
Norman Manley Award for Excellence (1972)
Order of Jamaica (1974)
Musgrave Medal (1978)
Honorary Doctor of Letters – York University (1998)
Jamaican Order of Merit (2001)
Laugh with Louise: A pot-pourri of Jamaican folklore. Kingston: City Printery. 1961
Jamaica Labrish. Jamaica: Sangster's Book Stores. 1966.
Selected Poems. Jamaica: Sangster's Book Stores. 1982.
Auntie Roachy Seh. Jamaica: Sangster's Book Stores. 1993.