The OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature is a major award for literary books by Caribbean writers. Books may be entered in three categories: poetry, fiction, and literary non-fiction. The prize includes an award of US$10,000, sponsored by One Caribbean Media. This year there will also be cash awards for the other category winners. The 2015 […]
Join us for an exciting weekend of events, 8-9 November at SAPA, San Fernando. Click here for more info on the NGC Bocas Lit Fest South 2014
Saturday 8 – Sunday 9 November @ The UTT Campus, SAPA, San Fernando. A weekend of celebration and exploration… The 2-day South festival opens at 10:30am on Saturday 8 November with a tribute to the life and work of San Fernando son, Samuel Selvon. To mark the 20th anniversary of his death, popular actors Errol […]
The 2 Cents Movement poets as they start the 2014-2015 Courts Bocas Speak Out Secondary Schools Tour. The Tour includes 50 secondary schools nationwide and culminates in March 2015 with Trinidad and Tobago’s only Spoken Word Intercol competition.
Robert Antoni, 2014 winner of the OCM BOCAS Prize for Caribbean Literature; 2012 winner, Earl Lovelace; and Kei Miller, 2014 non-fiction winner, were among a group of eight writers invited to showcase Caribbean writing in the Swiss alpine town of Bellinzona last weekend. The annual Babel Festival of Literature and Translation put the spotlight on […]
The Long Arm of the Lawless, a short story by Barbara Jenkins, has won much praise and a trip to Scotland for its author. The theme of crime writing was introduced during the 2014 NGC Bocas Lit Fest in partnership with Bloody Scotland, Scotland’s International Crime Writing Festival, and the British Council. Participants in a […]
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