(Saba,1978) ) is a native of the Dutch Caribbean islands of Saba and St. Maarten and has been writing poetry and short stories for the past 20 years. Her work mainly focuses on matters dear to her heart including the Caribbean region, politics, love, family and the arts. She is also the founder and coordinator of Summer Speaks and Winter's Words, two annual poetry events which give a platform to local, up and coming poets and spoken word artists on the island of St. Maarten.
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An evening with readings by writers and poets from South Africa, Suriname, the Netherlands, Indonesia, Curaçao and Sint Maarten. With a performance by the Surinamese jazz-singer Denise Jannah, accompanied by Anastacia Larmonie. Jannah sang poems from Suiname, the Antilles and South Africa. The programme was presented by Joy Reiph-Arnell.