Winsome Monica Minott is a Chartered Accountant. She is the author of two collections of poetry, Kumina Queen and Zion Roses, published by Peepal Tree. She was awarded first prize in the inaugural Small Axe poetry competition. Her poems have been published in The Caribbean Writer, Small Axe Caribbean Journal, Cultural Voice Magazine, SX Salon, Jubilation, The Squaw Valley Review, BIM magazine, and Coming Up Hot. Her entry entitled ‘Spirits’ was named in the top ten entries for the Hollick Arvon Caribbean Writers prize 2015.