More Than A Literary Festival

Anella Shillingford

Trinidad & Tobago


Anella D Shillingford, a Dominican poet, is a member of Waitukubli Artist Association and Waitukubuli Writers. She was featured in Caribbean Literature Day 2021 Stand & Deliver hosted by the NGC Bocas Lit Fest. She attended the Dominica State College where she majored in English Literature and History. She continues to be an advocate for mental health and human rights. She enjoys painting and writing poetry and prose. She is the author of “Bonfire”, available on Amazon. She has a monthly blog, where she shares personal experiences with a unique spin. Anella is also an educator and teaching English Language and Literature to secondary school students. Some of her more recent work can be seen on her YouTue channel: or on her blog:

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