By Shivanee Ramlochan, 2014 Bocas Lit fest blogger T’is the season for literary merriment once more, friends! In truth, for stalwart book lovers, it’s always that time, but we’re referring to the 2014 NGC Bocas Lit Fest, which is now just over three months away. This year’s festival dates are April 23rd to 27th, on […]
We’re pleased to report that all of the NGC Bocas South + Central writing workshops held on Sunday 17 November 2013 were sold out. Thank you to all of you dedicated writers who turned out for these workshops. We’re looking forward to our next workshop series during the 2014 NGC Bocas Lit Fest, 23-27 April […]
Over 10,000 secondary school students were introduced to Spoken Word poetry over the last 6 weeks in the Courts Bocas Speak Out Secondary Schools Tour. Travelling to 30 schools from Tobago to Mayaro, Toco to Port of Spain and many places in between, members of the 2 Cents Movement, that includes some of the nation’s […]
As part of the NGC Bocas South+Central programme, budding writers can sign up for a series of writing workshops to be held on Sunday 17 November at the Southern Academy for the Performing Arts in San Fernando. The three workshops for emerging writing talent cover fiction, life writing/ non-fiction, and a fiction-writing workshop specifically for young aspiring […]
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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