Future Friday

Creating brave new worlds: a special programme of events at the 2015 festival, focused on Caribbean speculative fiction and all the ways that "reality" can learn from "fantasy"
Day 1
01 May 2015

Brave new worlds: how fantasy can fix reality

Caribbean speculative fiction authors Tobias Buckell, R.S.A. Garcia, Nalo Hopkinson and Karen Lord explore how fiction about the fantastic can drive us to imagine alternative futures; moderated by Shivanee Ramlochan....
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Karen Lord
Nalo Hopkinson
R.S.A. Garcia
Shivanee Ramlochan
Tobias S. Buckell

Sci-fi open mic

Budding writers of speculative fiction: this open mic is just for you. MC’d by Brandon O’Brien. To sign-up, email us at info@bocaslitfest.com, with the subject line “sci-fi open mic”. 12–12.30 pm...
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Future Friday: Speculative fiction writers

The Grenadian-born New York Times bestselling author Tobias S. Buckell (Hurricane Fever) and Trinidadian R.S.A. Garcia (Lex Talionis) read from and discuss their sci-fi and futuristic novels. 1–2 pm •...
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R.S.A. Garcia
Tobias S. Buckell

Future Friday: Speculative fiction

Nalo Hopkinson (The New Moon’s Arms) and Karen Lord (The Galaxy Game) read from their latest speculative fiction novels. 2–3 pm • Old Fire Station Bookmark
Karen Lord
Nalo Hopkinson