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Joan Osborne

Joan Osborne

Bocas Children's Book Prize Judge, Storyteller
Trinidad & Tobago


Joan Osborne, better known as Auntie Queenie, is a librarian, actress, storyteller and lecturer. She is a retiree from the NALIS after thirty four years of service, serving in several positions such as Deputy Executive Director and Director of the Heritage Library of NALIS. Apart from performances, Joan conducts storytelling workshops and has judged many storytelling competitions. She also judges the Best Village, Village Chat, short story and Poetry competitions.

Years Attended

2016 Children’s Festival Storyteller, 2017 Children’s Festival Storyteller, 2018 Children’s Festival Storyteller, 2021 Children’s Festival Storyteller
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