Florabelle Lutchman
Chief Literary Ambassador - Trinidad and Tobago

Mrs. Florabelle Lutchman is a retired Principal of a Primary School in Trinidad where she was born and raised. In 1999 she was awarded the prestigious prize of Principal of the Year from the Presbyterian Primary Schools’ Board of Education. She was selected from 72 Presbyterian Primary Schools based on her dedication and commitment to education at that school. In 2002 she also received an award from the San Fernando City Council for her outstanding contribution to education. Florabelle has completed a course of Religious Studies at St. Andrew's Theological College. She preaches at her church when scheduled. She has received awards from her church for her sterling contribution as an Elder and Local Board Secretary. She has written numerous papers for the Presbyterian News, the official organ of the Presbyterian Church in Trinidad and Tobago. Florabelle Lutchman has also written and read many eulogies of her deceased loved ones. She writes poetry too. She was recognised by the National Library of Trinidad as a first time author for the book, “Memories of a Teenager’ and received a beautiful plaque. She was also a joint author for the Book, “Values for Life” produced by the St. Andrews’ Theological College, Trinidad and which is used in primary schools to teach values education. Florabelle has also published two books, “A Husband like Mine, which has been privately published, and “Feelings: Poetry that Appeals,” which is on Amazon.” She was Editor of the Anthologies and Magazines for the forum. and is a No 1 best-selling co-author for all eight books published by the Literary Network. Her poems are featured in “Break the Silence: An Anthology Against Domestic Violence,” Volumes One and Two, ‘A Spark of Hope: A Treasury of Poems for Saving Lives, Books One and Two, as well as ‘Peace Begins with Us: An Anthology for Peace, Love and Humanity, all Amazon No 1 bestsellers published by How to Write for Success Literary Network. Florabelle has won many International awards for her Poetry Writing in Forums of which she is a member, as well as in the How to Write for Success Literary Network. Florabelle was recently appointed Vice-President for CIESART – TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO in 2022.