Submit a book review on one of the nine excellent books that have won CODE’s Burt Award for Caribbean Literature for the chance to win fabulous prizes, kick-start your writing career, and get published!
The winners will be published in the Trinidad and Tobago daily Express newspaper, and one talented young critic will be chosen as the Bocas Lit Fest’s new YA book critic with a regular slot for reviewing books on our website.
Need help getting started on your review? Check out these five tips on writing a book review by Shivanee Ramlochan.
Reviews can be submitted on any of the following titles:
The judges will select the best reviews of each book to publish on the Bocas Lit Fest website, and will also select one junior winner (aged 11 to 15) and one senior winner (aged 16 to 18). The junior and senior winners will receive the following prize package:
In collaboration with the Daily Express and NALIS