Bocas Lit Fest

Ayanna Lloyd Banwo

Author
Trinidad & Tobago

Ayanna Lloyd Banwo is the author of the highly acclaimed novel When We Were Birds (Hamish Hamilton), which The Observer named one of the best debut novels of 2022.  She is from Trinidad and Tobago and holds an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia where she is now a Creative and Critical Writing PhD student. Her work has been published in Moko Magazine, Small Axe, PREE, Callaloo and Anomaly among others, and shortlisted for Small Axe Literary Competition and the Wasafiri New Writing Prize.

Years Attended

2015 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2016 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2019 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2020 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2021 Adult's Festival Participant, 2022 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2022 Bocas UK Tour
Festival Programme Event
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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