Title Sponsor NGC Bocas Lit Fest 28 April - 1 May 2022 Download Guide All Upcoming 28 April 29 April 30 April 1 May Menu All Upcoming 28 April 29 April 30 April 1 May THIS STORY HAS NEVER BEEN TOLD New voices and perspectives in Caribbean writing compel us to think about the untold stories of our past and present, what has been left out of our history, and what we still need to reckon with. April 30, 2022 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm 2022 Schedule Stand and Deliver: This Story Has Never Been Told Our signature open-mic event is back! Writers from across T&T and the Caribbean share stories, poems, and spoken word pieces about the truths we need to express, the secrets we should no longer keep, with a few specially invited guests. Hosted by Jayron Remy. April 30, 2022 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Online 2022 Schedule Writing Back In their insightful new novels — One Day, One Day, Congotay and The Mystic Masseur’s Wife — authors Merle Hodge and Vijay Maharaj “write back” to an earlier period of T&T’s history, and to the classic authors like Selvon and Naipaul who canonised a particular version of our history. How do these books change the … Writing Back Read More » April 30, 2022 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 2022 Schedule A World Made of Stories Ayanna Lloyd Banwo launches her acclaimed debut novel When We Were Birds in conversation with Shivanee Ramlochan, and talks about the importance of storytelling in developing a sense of self and history. April 30, 2022 7:00 pm - 7:20 pm 2022 Schedule Required Reading: Wild Fires and A Scream in the Shadows Writers Sophie Jai of T&T and Mac Donald Dixon of St Lucia tell us about the background to their new novels, Wild Fires and A Scream in the Shadows, and the hidden stories that demand to be told. April 30, 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm 2022 Schedule Winners’ Row It’s the event Caribbean book lovers wait all year for! The winners of the 2022 OCM Bocas Prizes for poetry, fiction, and non-fiction — Jason Allen-Paisant, Celeste Mohammed, and Kei Miller — read from their books, and chief judge Roger Robinson announces this year’s overall winner. Plus a tribute to the winners of the 2022 … Winners’ Row Read More » No event found!