Bocas Lit Fest

Andre Bagoo

Trinidad & Tobago

Andre Bagoo is a Trinidadian poet and writer, the author of four books of poetry. His poetry has been published all over the world in journals such as Boston Review, Cincinnati Review, St Petersburg Review, POETRY, and The Poetry Review and he was awarded The Charlotte and Isidor Paiewonsky Prize by The Caribbean Writer in 2017. He received an honourable mention in the Derek Walcott Writing Prize in 2005 and his fiction was recently a finalist in the Ernest Hemingway Foundation’s short-fiction prize. His latest book, The Undiscovered Country (Peepal Tree Press, 2020), a collection of essays on art and literature, is the 2021 OCM Bocas Prize for Non-fiction winner.


2021 OCM Bocas Prize for Nonfiction Winner

Years Attended

2015 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2016 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2017 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2018 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2019 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2019 Carifesta Participant, 2020 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2021 Adult's Festival Participant
2021 Festival Event


Apr 24 2021
06:30 pm - 08:00 pm
2021 Festival Event


Apr 23 2021
07:00 pm - 08:00 pm
The Writers Centre, Workshops Event


Mar 28 2021
03:00 pm - 06:00 pm
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