2015 NIFCA Gold Award winner and recipient of the Governor General Award for Excellence in the Literary Arts, a practicing Theatre Artist, Poet and Playwright, Farrell holds a Master in Theatre and Development Studies from the University of Leeds. He gained a Writer/Artist in residence with the Hudson Valley Writers Guild and the University of Albany NY in the early nineties and in Kentucky at the Jefferson Community College and the University of Louiseville in 2000 and 2002. Farrell has been published in literary journals like Poui and Caribbean Writer among others, he has also recorded a number of his ‘Pop-Poems’, from the Bus Man to his most recent contribution, ‘Reach for the sky’ on the popular Loc’ dung riddem’. A Frank Collymore Literary Endowment winner, his publications include, Call of the Quarter Master, Bustin’ the Blues and Bare foot on Ice. His latest play text, House of Landship, won the Villa De Paris prize for Best Non Francophone play for 2013 and represented Barbados at Carifesta X1 In Suriname.