Young Bocas

The books and writers of the year, via the Bocas Lit Fest's four annual award programmes
Day 1
26 Apr 2018

Burt Award Showcase

Readings by and conversation with the 2018 finalists Imam Baksh, Shakirah Bourne and Elizabeth Jones, introduced and chaired by Janet Smyth. In partnership with CODE. Now in its fifth year,...
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Elizabeth J. Jones
Imam Baksh
Janet Smyth
Shakirah Bourne

One-on-One with Alex Wheatle

Alex Wheatle reads from his celebrated young adult novels and talks to Carolyn Cooper about the importance of representing diverse communities on the page. Bookmark
Alex Wheatle
Carolyn Cooper

Film: Pacific Voices

Six short films tell the stories of young people in Papua New Guinea and Tonga. In partnership with Commonwealth Writers.

Burt Award: Celebrating our 2017 winners

Viviana Prado-Núñez, Kevin Jared Hosein, and Lisa Allen-Agostini, 2017 CODE’s Burt Award winners, launch their new books The Art of White Roses, The Beast of Kukuyo, and Home Home. In...
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Kevin Jared Hosein
Lisa Allen-Agostini
Viviana Prado-Núñez
Day 2
29 Apr 2018

Film: Pacific Voices

Six short films tell the stories of young people in Papua New Guinea and Tonga. In partnership with Commonwealth Writers.