Bocas Lit Fest

Event Synopsis

The perfect workshop for columnists, bloggers and writers! One-on-One feedback included!


The foundation of a well-crafted opinion piece balances essential components that inform and engage the audience.  Learn and develop the tools of successful opinion piece writing to execute strong, expository and well researched pieces that spark curiosity in and enlighten your readers.


Sign up for this interactive 2-part seminar covering the fundamentals of good opinion-writing, from newspaper columns to letters and blogs.  Join Mark Lyndersay, accomplished writer, editor and photographer as he interrogates the elements of effective opinion piece writing.


Mark is a writer, editor and photographer based in Trinidad and Tobago.  He is the editor of, an online news publication covering technology developments in Trinidad and Tobago founded in 2014 and writes BitDepth, a weekly column which has explored personal technology continuously over the last 26 years.  He is the editor of the OpEdTT opinion leadership section of the web publication  He writes features and between 2001 and 2016, wrote 2,000 editorial leaders for Guardian Media Limited and now writes leaders for NewsdayTT.


Mark Lyndersay
Trinidad & Tobago
Sponsored by NGC


Sponsored by NGC


Mar 27 2021


10:00 am - 11:30 am



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