Co-founder of Calabash Literary Festival, in which capacity she has also coordinated a writing workshop based in Kingston and helped set up a Jamaica PEN centre. Documentary producer.
NGC Bocas Lit Fest
Programme Director, NGC Bocas Lit Fest. Editor, Caribbean Beat. Editor, The Caribbean Review of Books. Co-director, Alice Yard.
United Kingdom,University of Glasgow; MacMillan Caribbean
Writer; Lecturer in Creative Writing at University of Glasgow; newly appointed Literary Editor for Macmillan Caribbean; judge for 2012 Commonwealth Book Prize.
Word Alive Literary Festival
Poet, playwright; a coordinator of the Word Alive Literary Festival; Lecturer in Literature at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College; poetry judge for the 2012 OCM Bocas Prize.
Head of Jackmandora Publishing; executive member of Book Industry Association of Jamaica and coordinator of the Kingston Book Festival; writer. Also former executive member of the Caribbean Publishers' Network (CAPNET), now inactive.
Books and Books
Owner of Books and Books in Miami and Cayman; leading independent bookseller in the US and has a long-term proven interest in Caribbean writers. He is also co-founder of the Miami Book Fair, which has been an important platform for Caribbean writers.
McDonald Smytne, Antonia
St George's University
Academic based at St. George's University, former Caribbean/Canada chair for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize