Saturday 12 April, 2014, 8 pm Alice Yard, 80 Roberts Street, Woodbrook, Port of Spain Douen Islands is an ongoing, open collaborative project — featuring writers, poets, musicians, artists, photographers, and others — first launched on All Hallow’s Eve, 2013, by poet Andre Bagoo and designer Kriston Chen. On Saturday 12 April, Alice Yard will […]
Two writers from Jamaica and one writer from Trinidad and Tobago have made the shortlist for the 2014 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature. From a longlist of ten titles in poetry, fiction, and non-fiction, the prize judges have chosen a winning book in each genre category. Kei Miller’s Writing Down the Vision was chosen […]
Tuesday 25 March, 2014, 8 pm Alice Yard, 80 Roberts Street, Woodbrook, Port of Spain The NGC Bocas Lit Fest presents an evening of new and recent fiction from five Trinidadian writers, as part of the programme for the Diasporic Literary Archives workshop in Port of Spain. 2013 OCM Bocas Prizewinner Monique Roffey will join […]
Two emerging Jamaican writers, one from Grenada, one from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and four from Trinidad and Tobago are the eight finalists for the much-coveted 2014 Hollick Arvon Caribbean Writers Prize, now in its second year. They are: Turn Around, Judy Antoine, Grenada Let It Fly, Melissa Balgobin, Trinidad and Tobago Split Level, […]
The Caribbean Review of Books, the Trinidad-based quarterly magazine of Caribbean literature and arts, resumes publication this month, after a hiatus of nearly two years — with new support from the Bocas Lit Fest. Published online at www.caribbeanreviewofbooks.com, the CRB reviews new and recent Caribbean books alongside interviews with writers, original poems and fiction, and […]
Every April, the NGC Bocas Lit Fest transforms Port of Spain into the temporary capital of Caribbean literature, buzzing with writers both famous and soon-to-be, plus spoken word artistes, booksellers, publishers, and thousands of readers gathering to celebrate the power of words, stories, and ideas. Until now, Port of Spain has been the festival’s only […]
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