Writing & editing work

You can find a selection of features, profiles, reviews, curtain raisers, etc below, broken down by category; along with some info on my work as a writer and editor for theatre, film and television, and for other formats/applications. I also do some sporadic blogging here.

Features, profiles & reviews (print & online)

Profiles & people

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Travel & destination features

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Arts, culture & society

Environment, conservation & philanthropy features

Reviews & criticism

Writing & editing for theatre, film, television & commercials

  • At the Heart of Christmas (co-writer, co-presenter & producer), T&T TV/streaming special, aired on TTT and Trinity TV, and streamed online in 2021
  • Christmas with the Marionettes…your way (co-writer & producer), T&T TV/streaming special. Two distinct versions were produced for TTT Ltd and Trinity TV, with the latter also streamed online in 2020
  • Not Now, Never Now (script reader/script coverage), T&T short film in post-production (as of late 2021), written & directed by Oliver Milne
  • Scattered (script editor/developer), UK/T&T feature film in development, written by Karen Martinez and Georgia Popplewell. Dir: K Martinez
  • The Marionettes at 50 (writer, producer, voiceover artist), documentary short for web in 2013. Dir: M Dore
  • Really? (Ensemble Performer/Writer), premiered at the Contains Fat Festival, London, UK, 2010
  • Iere Vibe (Writer & Associate Producer for Diefferent Style Flims, Dir: D Dieffenthaller). Premiered on CNMG Television/TTT Ltd, Trinidad & Tobago in 2007
  • Pack Light (writer, producer & solo performer), premiered at the New York International Fringe Festival, NYC, USA
  • Dis, Dat & the Other (writer & solo performer), premiered at Williamstheatre DownStage, MA, USA
  • Fragments of Creole Memory (writer & solo performer), premiered at the La Mama Experimental Theatre Club (Trinity/La Mama programme), NYC, USA

Other work as a writer & editor

Apart from the freelance writing above and other freelance editing projects, I currently serve as editor of Caribbean Beat Magazine and for Discover Trinidad & Tobago (2009-2013 & 2016-20 editions); Co-Editor for Wanderer by Caribbean Beat; and a staff writer and Managing Editor at MEP Publishers. I’ve also done a range of other writing work — web copy; ad copy; plays; grant writing and funding proposals; press releases; and scripts for TV/video projects and specials — as well as editing for books, web projects and essays; plus script reading/coverage, editing and development for screenplays and theatrical play scripts. If you need editorial support on your next project, please feel free to get in touch!

Education & training

  • University of London, Goldmiths, London, UK: Master of Arts (2010) in Theatre & Performance Making (Commonwealth Scholar)
  • Williams College, MA, USA: Bachelor of Arts (2004), Cum Laude & With Highest Honors in Performance Studies
  • University of Oxford, UK: Certificate, Writing Drama
  • New York University, USA: Designing Effective Arts Education Programs
  • Northwestern University/Coursera, USA: Certificate, Content Strategy for Professionals Specialization
  • University of East Anglia/FutureLearn, UK: Certificate, Introduction to Screenwriting
  • ScreenSkills, UK: Certificate, Film Production
  • HubSpot.com: Certificate, Inbound Marketing
  • Lee Strasberg Film & Theatre Institute, NY, USA: Certificate, Acting for Theatre, Film & Television
  • Trinity/La Ma Ma Performing Arts Program, NY, USA: Intensive certificate
  • St. Joseph’s Convent, Port of Spain, T&T. Modern Studies & Languages: 4 A levels (all grade A); 8 O levels (all grade 1); National Scholarship for Languages (2000).