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Jun

Register now for writing workshops in Tobago

Two interactive workshops to help improve and advance your creative writing

Date: Saturday 11 July
Time: 4 – 6pm
Venue: Scarborough Library, Garden Side Street

Details: Numbers limited to 20 per workshop and pre-registration required. To register, call: 71 BOCAS or email: workshops@bocaslitfest.com. Both workshops cost $100, payable at the door.


No Scene, No Story! Writing fiction for Young Adults

Learn how to engage the emotions of young readers by creating vivid scenes in your writing with writer Lynn Joseph.

Lynn Joseph PhotoLynn Joseph was one of the winners of the 2015 Burt Award for Caribbean Young Adult Literature, presented at the NGC Bocas Lit Fest in Port of Spain in April. She is the author of several books for young adults and children. She was selected as Bermuda’s 2011 Writer in Residence and has a Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) in Writing for Children & Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts.  She lives in Tobago.


The Seen and Unseen in Poetry

Poet Vladimir Lucien looks at the great mystery of poetry, demonstrating the ways in which meaning is created by an interaction between words and other hidden elements of the poetic art.

Vladimir Lucien, winner of the 2015 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean LiteratureVladimir Lucien won the prestigious 2015 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature for his debut poetry collection Sounding Ground. He lives and works in St Lucia.