July 2020 Events

Social distancing is in full effect, but literary events continue to bring us together in the virtual world.

We continue to celebrate Caribbean reading, writing, and ideas in virtual space throughout July 2020, leading up to the NGC Bocas Lit Fest in September.

Day 1
02 Jul 2020

Writers Lab: Caribbean Non-Fiction (July)

Workshop your non-fiction writing with award-winning author, essayist and academic Kevin Browne in a one-on-one online session via Zoom. Two sessions available each month May - August 2020. Contact workshops@bocaslitfest.com to register.
Kevin Adonis Browne
Day 2
12 Jul 2020

The first annual Caribbean Literature Day

Join us in celebrating Caribbean Literature Day on July 12, 2020
Miscellaneous Authors
Day 3
27 Jul 2020

Remembering 1990: Why and how should we?

A conversation marking the 30th anniversary of the attempted coup d'etat, featuring the newly published, second edition of Dennis McComie's "1990, The Personal Account of a Journalist under Siege".
Andy Johnson
Muhammad Muwakil
Day 4
29 Jul 2020

“The treachery in every poem”: Celebrating the poetry of Colin Robinson

A celebration of Colin Robinson's poetry featuring readings by 14 authors.
Amílcar Sanatan
Andil Gosine
Angelique V. Nixon
Anton Nimblett
Arielle John
Brendon O’Brien
Colin Robinson
Jacqueline Bishop
Kenyon Farrow
Kyle Hernandez
L. A. Wanliss
Monique Roffey
Richard Fung
Rosamond King
Samiya Bashir
Vladimir Lucien

Bring Your Own Book & Bottle (BYOBB) – July Edition

Our monthly virtual hangout where you can share excerpts from your favourite books and discuss what you’re reading.
Caroline Mackenzie