Francina Cousins lives in Ewarton, St. Catherine where she was born. She recently graduated from The University of the West Indies (The UWI) with a first class honors degree in Literatures in English. While at The UWI she served in various capacities in a number of organizations, including the Mary Seacole Hall Committee and the University and Collages Christian Fellowship (UCCF) Executive. She was also the recipient of the West Indies Group of Teachers (WIGUT) Bursaries Scholarship (2014 and 2015), The Oliver F. Clarke Mentees Scholarship (2015) and was the winner of the Gloria Lyn Memorial Prize in 2015. She is currently teaching at the Bog Walk High School where she has founded the Writer’s Society and is the Youth President at the Charlemont Open Bible Church.