Place of birth
Trinidad and Tobago
Place of residence
National identity
Pan Caribbean
Trinidad and Tobago

Lelawattee Manoo-Rahming

Short biography
Lelawattee Manoo-Rahming was born in Trinidad in 1960. A mechanical/building services engineer and part-time college lecturer, she now lives in Nassau, Bahamas. As well as writing poetry and short stories, she draws and sculpts.

Her poetry and short stories have appeared in From the Shallow Seas; The Caribbean Writer, Womanspeak, Lignum Vitae, Pelican, At Random, Sisters of Caliban, Mango Season, Writes of Passage, SAMAR, Voice, Memory, Ashes: Lest We Forget.

Her work explores issues of gender, sexual orientation, abuse, the place of Indo-Caribbean culture and spirituality within a pan-Caribbean setting