Bocas Lit Fest

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NGC Bocas Lit Fest
28 April - 1 May 2022

LITERATURE CHANGES EVERYTHING

Words, stories, and ideas, presented on the page or on the stage, aren’t just about entertainment. Writers and books actually change minds, hearts, and lives.
April 29, 2022
6:00 pm - 6:25 pm

2022 Schedule

Our signature open-mic event is back! Writers from across T&T and the Caribbean share stories, poems, and spoken word pieces about the kinds of change the world needs, with a few specially invited guests. Hosted by Jayron Remy.
April 29, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Online

2022 Schedule

Disaster, war, economic emergency, revolution — even in times of crisis, poetry finds a way to not just survive, but thrive. A lineup of innovative poets from Puerto Rico — Nicole Cecilia Delgado, Amanda Hernández, and Urayoán Noel — share their work and ideas, and talk to Ana Portnoy Brimmer about the simple yet radical …

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April 29, 2022
8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online

2022 Schedule

A word can change your mind, break your heart, maybe even change the world. T&T writers Akhim Alexis, Simone Leid, and Hadassah Williams share specially commissioned new stories and poems about the awesome power of words.
April 29, 2022
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Online

2022 Schedule

A fixture of our in-person festival is back, in a new virtual format! This sizzling showcase brings together LGBTQI+ writers and artists from the Caribbean and diaspora. Featuring Kei Miller, Shani Mootoo, Rosamond S. King, Rajiv Mohabir, Andre Bagoo, Deneka Thomas, Lesley-Ann Wanliss, moon the artist, Shivanee Ramlochan, Angelique V. Nixon, and Willum Watt, with …

BackChat 2022: Embracing Power, Making Change: Celebrating Caribbean LGBTQI+ Stories Read More »

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