booops, Caroline Sardine, was born in St Vincent & the Grenadines. She studied painting at Barbados Community College, the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Jamaica, and at the Royal College of Art in London. During her four years in England she exhibited at six galleries in London; she has also shown in Wales, Jamaica, Barbados and Grenada. Her powerful illustrations for Island Voices are mainly mixed media.

Joanne Skerrett, Papillote Press, Dominica