Bocas Lit Fest

Barbara Lalla

Trinidad & Tobago

Barbara Lalla is Professor Emerita, Language and Literature, the University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago. In addition to the novels Grounds of Tenure, Uncle BrotherCascade and Arch of Fire, she is the author of numerous scholarly works, including Postcolonialisms: Caribbean Rereading of Medieval English DiscourseDefining Jamaican Fiction: Marronage and the Discourse of Survival, the companion volumes Language in Exile: Three Hundred Years of Jamaican Creole and Voices in Exile: Jamaican Texts of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (co-authored with Jean D’Costa), and Caribbean Literary Discourse (co-authored with Jean D’Costa and Velma Pollard). Her latest book is the novel One Thousand Eyes, published in 2021.

Years Attended

2015 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2018 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2019 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2020 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2021, 2021 Adult Festival Participant
2021 Festival Event


Apr 25 2021
02:00 pm - 03:00 pm
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