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Aarti Gosine Managing Director

In 2007, Aarti resigned her job as an Assistant Buyer at PriceSmart (Trinidad) Limited to follow her entrepreneurial spirit. She soon started JAV Publishing House. It was born out of her her love for writing. At that time she was a free lance writer for many local magazines and websites including Caribbean Parenting, U Health and Trinidad Weddings. Today she is the Managing Editor for the Trinidad Weddings annual bridal publication, the TW- Wedzine, and also writes for the Kid's Page of The Northerly, a community-based supplement.

Aarti holds a BSc. in Chemistry and Management from the University of the West Indies and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Heriot Watt University, Scotland. She is also a photographer and graphic artist.

She is also pursuing her writing career and has written a trilogy of fantasy / adventure books for children ages 7-12, The Magic Cave, More Adventures in The Magic Cave and The Jaeden Ring. In 2021, she released her 4th children's book, The Land Below.

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Vishnu Ramsamooj Gosine Marketing Executive / Writer

Vishnu Gosine is a retired secondary school teacher. He taught  English at the Couva Junior Secondary School for over 30 years. He is also the author of two novels, The Coming Of Lights and The Man Who Saw God. He has also written two grammar texts, Nelson's Key English Grammar Books 1 and 2. In 2017, he published his 3rd novel for young adults, The Twelve o' Clock Man.

 

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Bernadette Gosine Writer / Editor

Bernadette Gosine is a retired Acting School Principal and SEA teacher.  She was born in the village of Pepper Village, Gran Couva, attended the Gran Couva R.C School and then spent her entire teaching career at this instutution.

She started her teaching career as a class monitor at the age of 14. She then went on to attain her Teacher's Diploma from the Valsayn Teacher's College. She was then assigned to the Gran Couva R.C. School where she taught for over 33 years.