The Caribbean Blogger #3 - Half-Broken Things5:26 PM
This week's Caribbean blog is Half -Broken Things. This blog showcases the words and images of Poet and Artist, Danielle Boodoo-Fortune. Basically, she lives the life I would love to live where she lives an artist's life and is recognized for her work. As you can see from the pic above, her work is amazing.
About The Blogger
Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné is a poet and artist from Trinidad & Tobago.To learn more about this talented Caribbean blogger, artist and poet, visit her blog, Half-Broken Things, her website, and check out her etsy shop.
Her writing and art have appeared in several local and international journals such as Bim: Arts for the 21st Century, the Caribbean Writer, Small Axe Literary Salon, Poui: Cave Hill Journal of Creative Writing, Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal, Dirtcakes Journal, Blackberry: A Magazine, Room Magazine and others.
Danielle was awarded The Charlotte and Isidor Paeiwonsky Prize by The Caribbean Writer‘s editorial board in 2009, nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2010, and awarded the Small Axe Poetry Prize in 2012. In 2013 she was nominated for Best New Poets, and shortlisted for the Wasafiri New Writing Prize as well as the Montreal Poetry Prize.
Danielle’s first solo art exhibition, Criatura, was held at the Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago in June 2013. In 2013 her art was also featured at the exhibition Music is the Soul in Toronto, as well as The Femail Project in Birmingham, UK.
She is also the Creative Director of Wildflower Studio, a brand of handmade art inspired gift items.
Danielle lives next to a mango tree with her husband and her animals. She is currently editing her first collection of poetry for publication.