John Robert Lee is a writer from St. Lucia. His short stories and poems appear in international anthologies, includingFacing the sea (1986), The Penguin Book of Caribbean Verse (1986), The Faber Book of Contemporary Caribbean Short Stories (1990), The Heinemann Book of Caribbean Poetry (1992) and The Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse (2005). His work is featured in World Poetry Portfolio #58 edited by Sudeep Sen for Molossus (2013). Lee’s publications include Collected Poems 1975-2015 (Peepal Tree Press, 2017); City Remembrances (Mahanaim, 2016);Sighting and other poems of faith (2013),elemental: new and selected poems (Peepal Tree Press, 2008), Canticles (2007), Artefacts (2000), Saint Lucian (1988) and Vocation (1975). In 2006, he co-edited, with Saint Lucian poet and playwright Kendel Hippolyte, Saint Lucian Literature and Theatre: an anthology of reviews. He is the compiler of Bibliography of St. Lucian creative writing 1948-2013 (2013). With Kendel Hippolyte, Jane King and Vladimir Lucien, he co-edited Sent Lisi: poems and art of Saint Lucia (2014). He writes an occasional blog that can be found here.
Shallon Fadlien is a professional artist, born in Saint Lucia, who works primarily with acrylics. Shallon earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Ontario College of Art and Design University and although she presently resides in Canada, her work still shows evidence of her strong affinity to her homeland. Bold colours and simplistic lines are integral to her compositions as she explores themes of fantasy, love and life while blurring the boundaries of realism. Recently, her work has been displayed at the St Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival, The Missing Slate 2016 and the Piton International Film Festival 2016.
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