Bocas Lit Fest

Anella Shillingford

Trinidad & Tobago

Anella D Shillingford, a Dominican poet, is a member of Waitukubli Artist Association and Waitukubuli Writers. 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:

Years Attended

2021 Workshop Facilitator
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