Bocas Lit Fest

Barbara Lalla

Trinidad & Tobago

Novelist Barbara Lalla is Professor Emerita, Language and Literature at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine. She is the author of five novels; her latest, One Thousand Eyes, was published in April 2021. Her numerous scholarly works include Postcolonialisms: Caribbean Rereading of Medieval English Discourse, Defining Jamaican Fiction: Marronage and the Discourse of Survival and the co-authored Language in Exile: Three Hundred Years of Jamaican Creole, Voices in Exile: Jamaican Texts of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries and Caribbean Literary Discourse: Voice and Cultural Identity in the Anglophone Caribbean.

Years Attended

2015 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2018 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2019 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2020 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2021 Adult's Festival Participant, 2021 Workshop Facilitator
Workshops Event


Jul 30 2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Festival Programme Event


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