Children’s Festival Participants

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

Auntie Thea

Storyteller

Avery Herbert

Children's Festival Mascot

Avion Crooks

Storyteller, Actress

Bethany Milne

Scribe & Assistant

Brandon O’Brien

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

Daniel O’Brien

Illustrator, Author

Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné

Multi award-winning poet

Derron Sandy

Spoken word poet

DH Gibbs

Author

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

Jean-Claude Cournand

Managing Director of 2 Cents Movement

Jeunanne Alkins

Artist, Author

Joan Osborne

Storyteller, Actress

Kyle Hernandez

Poet, Teaching Artist, Actor

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