Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Speaker Profile - Marsha Gomes-Mckie

Illustrator, Other, and Writer

Region: Caribbean: South
Age Levels: 5-10, 11-13, and 14-17
Will Travel: Anywhere in my country
Skype Visit: Yes
SCBWI Profile: Member Profile
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I am the Founder of Caribbean Books Foundation, an international platform that connects the Caribbean Community and its Diaspora through Literature. See for details. I work with authors to promote their work and I also offer editing and sensitivity reading services for Caribbean themed books of all genres and age appropriate focus groups sessions.    

As the Regional Advisor for the Caribbean South Chapter of the Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators, I am committed to the promotion of children’s literature.

I am a member of the Writers Union, The Artist Registry and Women in Art of Trinidad and Tobago.

I am self-published. I not only write but I illustrate all my books - “Aunty Marsha Children’s Books and M. Mckie’s romance and fantasy Fiction all get a creative touch.

I would like to open a Santa’s workshop in the Caribbean one day.

I am married with one child.

Presentation Description:
I can speak about the Caribbean experience and Diversity in Children Publishing in the region.