Authors & Presenters

   Under the Distinguished Patronage of the Premier of Montserrat, the Honourable Donaldson Romeo.

  • Barnes, Dr. Clarice - The Sixth Lecture in the Memorial Lecture Series for Alphonsus “Arrow” Cassell Thursday November 14 The Chance Pond Mermaid and Diamond Snake Meme: Contending Issues in Gathering Our Volcano Stories The Chance’s Pond Mermaid and Diamond Snake folk tales are used as the starting point in exploring lived experiences of the Soufriere Hills Volcano from […]
  • Bernard, Emily - Emily Bernard is the Julian Lindsay Green & Gold Professor of English. She holds a B. A. and a Ph. D. in American Studies from Yale University. Bernard has received fellowships from the Alphonse A. Fletcher Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Arts Council, and the W. […]
  • Browne, Christene -   Born in St. Kitts, Christene Browne moved with her family to Toronto, Canada in 1970.She enrolled in the Film Studies program at Ryerson in 1985 and started her production company, Syncopated Productions Inc. in 1990. Her first two films Brothers in Music, a film about two struggling jazz musicians, and No Choices, a film that looked at […]
  • Grills, Dr. Cheryl Tawede - Dr. Cheryl Grills is a Clinical Psychologist with a current emphasis in Community Psychology.  A national Past President of the Association of Black Psychologists, Dr. Grills, is a tenured, Full Professor at Loyola Marymount University and Director of the Psychology Applied Research Center. She currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Los Angeles County Sybil Brand […]
  • Hingston, Michael - Michael Hingston is the author of two books: Let’s Go Exploring, A History of the Comic Strip Calvin and Hobbes, and the novel The Dilettantes. His journalism has appeared in the Washington Post, the Guardian, Wired, and the Atlantic. He is currently working on a book of non-fiction about the Kingdom of Redonda.
  • Martin, Edwin -   Edwin Martinhas been a journalist for 33 years. He worked at the Miami Heraldfrom 1986 to 2016 in several capacities, including feature writer, reporter, senior copy editor and online producer. One of the highlights of his early career came in 1991 when he interviewed the great Michael Jordan. Martin, a native of Montserrat, migrated […]
  • Senior, Olive -   Olive Senior is the prizewinning author of 18 books of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and children’s literature. Her latest is the picture book BoonoonoonousHairwith illustrations by Laura James. Her many literary awards include the Commonwealth Writers Prize for her first book, Summer Lightningand most recently the 2016 OCM Bocas Award for Caribbean Literature for The […]