Yvonne Weekes, PhD, is a writer of poetry, prose, and drama from Montserrat. She has taught theatre and English in London, England and in Montserrat before moving to Barbados in 1996, following the Soufrière Hills volcano eruption. Her poetry and prose have appeared in Interviewing the Caribbean, Wadagabei, and Poui. Weekes is a Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Award winner for her memoir Volcano (2006). Dr. Yvonne Weekes is a lecturer in theatre at UWI—Cave Hill.