2017 Events by Category

Pre-Festival Events
A full month of exciting events leading up to the 2017 Festival.

Words Alive
The best of contemporary poetry and fiction, from an exciting lineup of Caribbean and international authors.

Big Ideas
Debate the questions of the day or of the ages with our panels of writers and thinkers, and join intimate salon conversations.

Say It Loud
The spoken word renaissance.

Writers First
Meet the next generation of Caribbean writers as they launch their literary careers.

Learn from the best, and hone your literary skills.

The books and writers of the year, via the Bocas Lit Fest’s four annual award programmes.

Literature brought to life on screen though our Latin American and Caribbean Literary Film Festival.

In Tribute
Honouring our literary heritage and our great writers, past and present.

NALIS Presents
Special events and activities from our partners at NALIS.