Jerrice J. Baptiste is a poet and author of eight books. She was the recipient of the Women’s Leadership Program at the Omega Institute in June 2019. She has been published in The Yale Review; Kosmos Journal; The Caribbean Writer; Breathe Free Press; Spadina Literary Review; Autism Parenting Magazine; African Voices; So Spoke the Earth: Anthology of Women Writers of Haitian Descent and many others. She also facilitates creative writing workshops and enjoys writing vignettes about the Caribbean which is where she grew up. Her poem and collaborative songwriting are on the Grammy award winning album Many Hands: Family Music for Haiti. Jerrice is the host of Women of Note on WKZE in Red Hook, NY. Visit her at Guanabanabooks.com to learn more about her work.