Debbie Alleyne-Elie

Debbie Alleyne-Elie

One word you would use to describe motherhood? 
Exhausting blessing.

 

Finish this sentence. On Sunday mornings, you can usually find me...

Cleaning up after my cats.

 

What are some causes you care about? 

Racialized and marginalized offences against the BIPOC community 

Black doulas support 

Future of young black men

Mental health 

If you could bring one book with you on a deserted island what would it be?

Honestly, I haven’t read in so long so most likely it would be a stack of magazines. 


What advice would you give potential writers/entrants to this contest? 

Be honest with yourself. Everybody has a story. No one's lives are perfect.