Collette Jones-Chin is a University Graduate possessing a Bachelor’s Degree (BA) in Art Education Painting and Graphic Arts. For thirty five (35) years she has practiced as an Educator of English Language, Literature , Visual and Theatre arts,. Collette is also a Writer, Artist, Dramatist, Arts Therapist, Interior, and Set & Costume Designer who has performed and mounted several one-woman and group exhibitions across the Caribbean Region and in North & South America. She is an Educational Youth and Community Development Expert with training in Human Resource and Operations Management. Collette was instrumental in the establishment of the National School of Theatre Arts and Drama in Guyana where she served as the first Director of Studies, Lecturer of Design and Production Management and Festivals Director. She is the recipient of many Awards in the Theatre & Visual Arts as well as in Playwriting. She is presently the Director & Executive Producer of her own company SENOJ CREATIONS. She is married with one daughter. Currently residing in Anguilla, she established a Community Drama Club for Youths called “Stages Anguilla”. Mahaica Belle Rings is her first published book and highlights most of her childhood experiences of growing up in the country-side of Guyana.