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NGC Bocas Youth Fest 2022 Schedule is Live!

Our Schedule is now LIVE! Download the programme, browse our sponsored opportunities and join us at NGC BOCAS YOUTH FEST 2022 on Saturday 19th November 2022! NGC BOCAS YOUTH FEST is a celebration of literary arts and youth in Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean region. In 2021 NGC and the Bocas Lit Fest

NGC BOCAS YOUTH FEST RETURNS

The NGC Bocas Youth Fest will host the youth edition of its annual literary festival on 19 November in its first-ever, in-person celebration.  The free event targets young people ages 12- 25 and will be held at the home of the Bocas Lit Fest, The Writers’ Centre in Port of Spain from 11am – 11pm.

Call for Volunteers!

We’re hosting the first-ever in-person NGC BOCAS YOUTH FESTIVAL on Saturday 19th November and we’re so pumped! JOIN OUR VOLUNTEER TEAM! Gain experience in festival + event management and lots more! To sign up email us at workshops@bocaslitfest.com.   Deadline date: November 15, 2022 Powered by @ngc_tt ️ #ngcbocasyouthfest2022 #bocas2022

Stand and Deliver Open Mic!

Are you a Spoken Word Poet, Singer, Musician,  Dancer, or Artist? Come through! Our signature open mic event is back!  Saturday 19th, November 2022 5:00 p.m. Sign up via the form below. LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE.  Powered by @ngc_tt ️ #ngcbocasyouthfest2022 #bocas2022

Bocas Lit Fest Children's Book Prize sponsored by the Wainwright family.

FOUR VIE FOR CHILDREN’S BOOK PRIZE

Three local and one Jamaican writer are now vying for the 2022 Children’s Book Prize. The winner will be named at the end of November and is set to receive a cash prize of US$1,000, courtesy the Wainwright family. The shortlisted authors’ books are the ones that most inspire young readers to love reading and

Bocas Lit Fest Children's Book Prize sponsored by the Wainwright family.

Six books make Children’s Book Prize

Six Caribbean writers have been longlisted for the annual Bocas Children’s Book Prize with stories of Caribbean mythology and adventures and confrontation of contemporary issues facing today’s young people.  Now in its second year and sponsored by the Wainwright family,  five of the books for the 2022 prize are by writers from Trinidad and Tobago,

The Frequency of Magic comes to life online

Anthony Joseph brings his novel The Frequency of Magic to life online through musical performance, with a series of 100 daily podcast episodes premiering on Tuesday 25 October.

Samuel Selvon

100 Caribbean Books podcast: Vashti Bowlah on Ways of Sunlight

The latest episode of the NGC Bocas Lit Fest’s 100 Caribbean Books That Made Us podcast shines a spotlight on the late, beloved writer Samuel Selvon and his popular book Ways of Sunlight. T&T writer Vashti Bowlah — the author of Under the Peepal Tree and Sugarcane Valley — considers Selvon’s beloved short story collection,

ALEXANDRA STEWART IS THE 2022 FIRST CITIZENS NATIONAL POETRY SLAM WINNER.

Proving she has the winning formula, Stewart again made history copping the Grand Slam title for a third time after successfully defending her 2019 title in 2020. She is the only poet to win the Slam three times. Performing before the defending 2021 Slam Champion, Derron Sandy, dressed as the Little Red Riding Hood, Stewart executed

Bocas launches UK tour

Two dozen Caribbean and diaspora writers will be in the spotlight as the NGC Bocas Lit Fest launches its first ever British tour. Visiting five cities across the UK between 26 October and 3 November, the Bocas UK Tour 2022 will feature outstanding authors of all genres, including a slew of recent prizewinners. Since its

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NGC Bocas Youth Fest 2022 Schedule is Live!

Our Schedule is now LIVE! Download the programme, browse our sponsored opportunities and join us at NGC BOCAS YOUTH FEST 2022 on Saturday 19th November 2022! NGC BOCAS YOUTH FEST is a celebration of literary arts and youth in Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean region. In 2021 NGC and the Bocas Lit Fest

NGC BOCAS YOUTH FEST RETURNS

The NGC Bocas Youth Fest will host the youth edition of its annual literary festival on 19 November in its first-ever, in-person celebration.  The free event targets young people ages 12- 25 and will be held at the home of the Bocas Lit Fest, The Writers’ Centre in Port of Spain from 11am – 11pm.

Call for Volunteers!

We’re hosting the first-ever in-person NGC BOCAS YOUTH FESTIVAL on Saturday 19th November and we’re so pumped! JOIN OUR VOLUNTEER TEAM! Gain experience in festival + event management and lots more! To sign up email us at workshops@bocaslitfest.com.   Deadline date: November 15, 2022 Powered by @ngc_tt ️ #ngcbocasyouthfest2022 #bocas2022

Stand and Deliver Open Mic!

Are you a Spoken Word Poet, Singer, Musician,  Dancer, or Artist? Come through! Our signature open mic event is back!  Saturday 19th, November 2022 5:00 p.m. Sign up via the form below. LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE.  Powered by @ngc_tt ️ #ngcbocasyouthfest2022 #bocas2022

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