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Mar

Five by Night: new fiction from T&T

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 2013 Hollick Arvon Prizewinner Barbara Jenkins and writers Vashti Bowlah, Sharon Millar, and Alake Pilgrim, all past Bocas authors, at an informal reading session at Alice Yard in Woodbrook. This event is part of the pre-festival programme for the 2014 NGC Bocas Lit Fest. All are invited.

The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago is title sponsor of Trinidad and Tobago’s annual literary festival, now in its fourth year. One Caribbean Media is sponsor of the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature. The Ministry of Planning and Sustainable Development is a main sponsor, and First Citizens, flow, and Courts are supporting sponsors.

The 2014 NGC Bocas Lit Fest runs from 23 to 27 April, headquartered at the National Library and Old Fire Station in downtown Port of Spain. See www.bocaslitfest.com for more information.