NILF Committee


The organizing committee of the Nature Island Literary Festival and Book Fair is a group of dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers, all invested in the cultivation and development of literary culture and the arts in Dominica and the Caribbean. Members of the committee come from a range of professional backgrounds and work throughout the year on outreach activities related to literacy, leisurely reading and creative writing,while putting together each year’s spectacular festival.

From L to R: Schuyler Esprit, Darin Grell, Kimone Joseph, Anita Bully, Alwin Bully

The 2015-2016 Executive leads the committee through its many events and activities.

Chairperson: Schuyler K Esprit, PhD

Deputy Chair: Dr. Alwin Bully

Secretary: Ms. Darin Grell

Treasurer: Mrs. Anita Bully

Public Relations Officer: Ms. Kimone Joseph


Other active committee members include:

Polly Patullo

Ashworth Simon

Dorothy Leevy

Celia Sorhaindo

Giselle Laurent

Delroy Williams

Greg German

Ferne Brumant

Michael Augustine

J. Grimner

Gemma Lawrence