Dominican writer’s poem featured ahead of upcoming book

Annette Phillip writer

Annette Phillip from Goodwill, Dominica is a writer who has had some of her poems published regionally and internationally. One of her poems appeared in June 2018 in a book called “Fractured Poetics” which is presently selling on Amazon. Another of her poems ‘Her name was Maria,’ was also featured by Island Signatures Magazine out of Barbados.”

After Hurricane Maria she said “I was saddened like every Dominican out there, and did do my part in assisting persons who were affected. I then decided to write a poem about the devastation of my sweet island remembering how it was before the Hurricane.”

This poem became ‘Her name was Maria’.

Phillip expressed gratitude and wishes to encourage others.

“I thank God for the beautiful gift of writing and hope I can inspire young Dominicans to never give up on their dreams,” she stated.

Phillip’s passion is writing and while poetry has always been her first love, she has written short stories and has the goal of publishing her book. She is currently in the process of publishing her first children’s book ‘Sammy’s Curious Adventure’ which will be out at the end of April 2019. She hopes to go on publishing her short story and in the near future, her string of poems.

To view Phillip’s Maria poem click here and go to page 6.

View the trailer for her upcoming book “Sammy’s Curious Adventure” which will be available via Amazon.


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  1. Yellow Bird
    April 5, 2019

    I should’ve known you’d be a writer by your childhood nickname. lol. Good luck my dear friend from long time.

  2. Blessings from Goodwill
    April 4, 2019

    Congratulations Annette! Wonderful talent. Blessings and continued goodwill from a Goodwillian :)

  3. carlty
    April 4, 2019

    I swear, every time I read such articles, my head gets higher and higher and higher, soon my spine won’t be able to hold it up. I am extremely proud of my fellow Dominican’s succeeding. Congratulations to you my dear.

    • Annette Phillip
      April 4, 2019

      It feels good to represent myself as a proud Dominican.

  4. Child of Itassi
    April 3, 2019

    Congratulations Annette!!

  5. Shyne
    April 3, 2019

    Congratulations to you Annette!!

  6. shills panthier
    April 3, 2019

    I am so proud of my former classmate and friend…keep following your heart!

  7. Marie-Claire Street
    April 3, 2019

    Great job lady all the best

  8. Goodwill Sister
    April 3, 2019

    Congratulations Annette. I wish you much success in your writing career. May you be blessed. From one Goodwill sister to another. :)

  9. Ibo France
    April 2, 2019

    This is positive. May you be blessed with good health and longevity so that you would be able to inspire others for a long time. Keep on writing.

  10. Martha
    April 2, 2019

    You go my good friend. congrats! I was awaiting that article. It is a pleasure reading all your poems. MWR.

  11. Karl Orndem
    April 2, 2019

    Yes Annette. Looking well. Goodwill stand up!

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