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We are a year-round writing and literary arts development organisation, with numerous initiatives forging links and opportunities between writers, readers, publishers and others.

Main Festival: 28 – 30 April 2023
Trinidad & Tobago

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Sponsored by NGC, the yearly NGC Bocas Lit Fest is Trinidad and Tobago’s premier annual literary festival: a lively celebration of books, writers, writing, and ideas, with a Caribbean focus and international scope.

Series, Projects and Youth

Bios and Bookmarks

Bios & Bookmarks is an online reading series with popular authors, featuring readings and discussions with both familiar and new Caribbean writers across the region and diaspora.

WRITE AWAY 2022

The Write Away! offers engaging digital content to support online English classes, available to all secondary schools via the Ministry of Education’s School Learning Management System.

The NGC Bocas Lit Fest 2022

Look back at the NGC Bocas Lit Fest 2022, download the programme, festival guide - and reflect on some of our best highlights of the 2022 festival!

Featured Authors, Speakers and Performers

Alissa Trotz
Canada, Guyana
Speaker
Ayanna Lloyd Banwo
Trinidad & Tobago
Author
Celeste Mohammed
Trinidad & Tobago
Author
Jason Allen-Paisant
Jamaica
Author
John L. Williams
UK
Author
Kei Miller
Jamaica
Author
Merle Hodge
Trinidad & Tobago
Author
Olive Senior
Jamaica
Author
Pamela Mordecai
Jamaica, Canada
Author
Roger Robinson
Trinidad & Tobago, UK
Author
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