Bocas Lit Fest

A. L. Dawn French

Author
St. Lucia

In 2021, A. L. Dawn French was inducted into the Saint Lucia 100 Women Hall of Honour, for her years of work in educating children through her stories. A prolific writer, A. L. Dawn French has had her work featured locally, regionally and internationally. She has been part of publications such as “Creation Fire” 1990 published by the Caribbean Association for Feminist Research and Action (CAFRA), “Women’s Future” 2000 published by the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), “Opus Spectrum” 2015 published by the Saint Lucia Writers Forum and the “Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography” 2016 published by Oxford University Press. Her works have been presented at CARIFESTA, and she is the 2013 Winner of the Saint Lucia National Arts Festival (NAF) for fiction for her works INVICTUS and INSIDE STORY; the 2014 NAF People’s Choice Award for fiction for “NÖEL”, 2014 NAF People’s Choice Award for non-fiction for the series “CAREERS” and is responsible for the bestselling series “The Commonsense Collection” and the Historic Series which focuses on the profiles of Saint Lucians.

Her latest works are about an eight year old heroine named PEANUT who through her adventures shares morality tales with pre-teen readers.

Years Attended

2021 Adult's Festival Participant
Festival Programme Event

Date

Apr 24 2021
01:00 pm - 01:30 pm
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