More Than A Literary Festival

Rayne Affonso

Rayne Affonso

Rayne Affonso

Children's Author

Rayne Affonso graduated from the University of the West Indies, St Augustine with a BA Spanish and Literatures in English with First Class Honours. She works as a Spanish interpreter.Her poetry can be found in SPECTRUM: Poetry Celebrating Identity (2022) published by Renard Press and several journals. She is a 2023 Pushcart Prize nominee and was a finalist in the Short Fiction Story Contest for the BCLF Elizabeth Nunez Award for Writers in the Caribbean (2023). 

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Upstairs Old Fire Station, NALIS

Juanita Brings Us Together (Juanita Nos Une)

The authors of Juanita, Rayne Affonso, Bilqees Mohammed, Talia Khan, and Jesse Buendía Ragbir — lead an interactive storytelling session with Venezuelan and Cuban migrant children and T&T children to share cultures and language for greater tolerance. Including a reading by Anya Ayoung-Chee from Questions and Answers about Refugees.

In partnership with UNHCR, Trinidad and Tobago.

Juanita Nos Une (una narración en español e inglés)

Los autores de Juanita, Rayne Affonso, Bilqees Mohammed, Talia Khan y Jesse Buendía Ragbir, dirigen una sesión de narración interactiva con niños migrantes venezolanos y cubanos y niños trinitenses para compartir culturas e idiomas para una mayor tolerancia. Incluyendo una lectura de Anya Ayoung-Chee de Preguntas y Respuestas sobre refugiados.

En asociación con ACNUR de Trinidad y Tobago.

The authors of Juanita, Rayne Affonso, Bilqees Mohammed, Talia Khan, and Jesse Buendía Ragbir — lead an interactive storytelling session with Venezuelan and Cuban migrant children and T&T children to share cultures and language for greater tolerance. Including a reading by Anya Ayoung-Chee from Questions and Answers about Refugees.

In partnership with UNHCR, Trinidad and Tobago.

Juanita Nos Une (una narración en español e inglés)

Los autores de Juanita, Rayne Affonso, Bilqees Mohammed, Talia Khan y Jesse Buendía Ragbir, dirigen una sesión de narración interactiva con niños migrantes venezolanos y cubanos y niños trinitenses para compartir culturas e idiomas para una mayor tolerancia. Incluyendo una lectura de Anya Ayoung-Chee de Preguntas y Respuestas sobre refugiados.

En asociación con ACNUR de Trinidad y Tobago.

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