D.J. Simmons


D.J Simmons is a pure bajan poet. This award winning spoken word artist and acclaimed writer has been performing and developing the art of poetry and creative writing in Barbados for the past decade. He is a multiple award winner at the National Independence Festival Of Creative Arts (NIFCA), including Gold, and the inaugural winner of the Bruce St. John Award. Recently he represented his country proudly at Carifesta XII in Haiti promoting Barbadian literature. D.J also produces works through his company Dojangles Publishing and also writes articles for local entrepreneurship magazine Dazzle Barbados. This animated storyteller also enjoys working with children of all ages, performing with the Read2Me initiative, and acts as the tutor for Creative Writing at the annual NCF Arts Camp. His dynamic attractive personality provides a song for every season and a rhyme for every reason.


Maria Holder Memorial Trust

Maria Holder Memorial Trust

WaterFront Cafe

Waterfront Cafe

The NodeHub

Island Inn Hotel


Days Bookstore

National Library Service


Maria Holder Memorial Trust