Lysanne ‘GoddessEye’ Charles – Saba

Lysanne “GoddessEye” Charles is a native of the Dutch Caribbean islands of Saba and St. Maarten and has been writing poetry, short stories and songs for the past 30 years. For the past 15 years she has been busy with theater production, staging poetry events and writing calypso, power & groovy soca and roadmarch. In 2017 she edited and self-published her grandmother’s memoir and in 2019 her own book HERE: A Collection of Queer Caribbean LGBT Affirming Poetry & Short Stories. As an artist/activist she focuses on themes around women, youth, Caribbean and LGBTQIA+ identity and empowerment, sexuality and spirituality.