Polly Pattullo is the publisher of Papillote Press and a former journalist. She lives and works both in London and Dominica. Papillote Press publishes books about Dominica and the wider Caribbean; its list includes two children’s picture books; and an educational pack about the history of Hillsborough estate in Dominica, co-written with Kathy MacLean, chair of DASSSA, and Karen Mears, a DASSSA supporter. She has written widely about the Caribbean, and her books include Last Resorts: the Cost of Tourism in the Caribbean, a critical assessment of the impacts of tourism in the region, and Fire from the Mountain about the volcano crisis in Montserrat, Fire from the Mountain. She has been involved with DASSSA for some years and is happy to support such important work.