Artiste Bio

Born: Stephen Alexander Dantes (1982) to a strong-willed mother, Marcella Dantes
Darban-Saltibus, St. Lucia (Caribbean)

Author (Poet and Novelist), Certified Mathematics Teacher

– 2017; Most Outstanding Teacher in Creative Arts 2016, Education District 3 – Government of St. Lucia

– 2013; Most Outstanding Youth in Literary Arts 2012 (Choiseul Youth and Sports Council)

– 2013; 34th Independence Anniversary Contribution to Arts award (Education District 7 – Government of St. Lucia)

– 2012; Most Outstanding Youth in Literary Arts 2011 (Government of St. Lucia & St. Lucia National Youth Council)

– 2011; Voice of the Youth, St. Lucia (YO! Magazine)

– 2010; Awarded as “Most Requested Guest Performer”, (St. Lucia Writer’s Forum

– 2007; Winner of Award for Research for Secondary School
Teacher Education, (Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, St. Lucia)

– 2006; 2nd Place Winner in Spoken Word, (St. Lucia Annual National Arts Festival)

– 1999; Most Outstanding Student in Technical Drawing, (Choiseul Secondary School)

 

Published Paperback/Hardcover Books:

1. The Enchanting Excerpts (2003 paperback) poetry

2. The Last Enchantment (2004 paperback) poetry

3. Hindsight (2009 paperback) poetry

4. Is it Love? (2012) {paperback & Hardcover} novel

 

Published Digital Books:

1. Hindsight (2011) poetry

2. Silent Defeat Bitter Confrontation (2011) poetry

3. The Love Doctor (2011) poetry

4. The Alter Ego (2011) poetry

5. Lucian Chronicles (2011) poetry

6. Letters to My Son (2011) poetry

7. Soul mates | Confessions of a Stoic (2011) poetry

8. Is it Love? (2012) novel

9. eXit mic sTiLL haNgiNg

10. Thoughts (collection of quotes)

11. Creole Chapbook

12. All Black Everything