Bocas Lit Fest

Event Synopsis

A BYOBB & 100 Caribbean Books That Made Us FB Live Chat, featuring authors Philip Nanton & Shara McCallum with Caribbean readers and book enthusiasts.

Felene Cayetano, poet and founding member of the Belizean Writers Guild, and Paula David, Jamaica-born, St Vincent-based member of the Caribbean Book Club, avid reader and history enthusiast, will join us to analyse the healthy growth spurt in Caribbean book clubs.

Writers Shara McCallum, of Jamaican and Venezuelan roots, who won the 2018 OCM Bocas Prize for Poetry, and Barbados-based Philip Nanton, writer and spoken-word performer from St Vincent and the Grenadines will add their insights. Nanton’s newest work, Riff: The Shake Keane Story, the biography of the important Vincentian jazz trendsetter and poet, was published earlier this year.


Participants

Marielle Forbes
Trinidad & Tobago
Speaker
Paula David
Jamaica
Speaker
Felene Cayetano
Speaker
Alana-Marie Gopaul
Trinidad & Tobago
Speaker
Shara Mccallum
Jamaica
Author
Philip Nanton
St. Vincent & The Grenadines
Author

Date

Jul 12 2021
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Time

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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