Alscess Lewis-Brown, Author and Editor
Alscess Lewis-Bown is co-Chair of the Virgin Islands Literary Festival (VILF) and Editor in Chief of The Caribbean Writer. She is the author of several books for young adults, including Efa and the Mosquito as well as the Moko Jumbi Majorettes, Promise of the Pomegranate, Moko Jumbi Dreams and Footsteps to the Sunrise. She has served on the University of the Virgin Islands’ part-time faculty, teaching courses in composition, literature, and the humanities. Her career as a human resources director and labour relations professional spans more than thirty years.