Children’s Festival Participants

The line-up of performers, storytellers and writers at the 2018 NGC Children's Bocas Lit Fest

Auntie Thea


Avion Crooks

Storyteller, Actress

Brandon O’Brien

writer featured in New Worlds, Old Ways: Speculative Tales from the Caribbean

Daniel O’Brien

Illustrator, Author

Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné

Winner of the 2019 OCM Bocas Prize for Poetry

Derron Sandy

Spoken word poet

DH Gibbs


Everard McBain

Graphic Designer

Freetown Collective

Poets, lyricists and musicians

Helen Batson

Theatre Practitioner, Actress, Performance Writer, Storyteller and Educator

Imam Baksh

2018 CODE Burt Award for Young Adult Caribbean Literature Finalist

Jade Drakes

Jeweller, Artist

Jeunanne Alkins

Author of Hatch

Joan Osborne

Storyteller, Actress

Kyle Hernandez

Writer | Performer | Poet

Lalonde Ochoa

Storyteller, Actor

Majeed Karim

Performance Poet

Melissa Matthews

Artist, writer, and entrepreneur

Natacha Jones

Media Dynamo, Children's Festival Host

Sufia Giza Amenwahsu

Poet and Historian

Tracey Baptiste

Young adult and children's author