Five up-and coming Caribbean writers, all recent graduates of UWI St. Augustine’s creative writing MFA programme, share their work in progress.
Another edition of our signature open mic event! Writers of all kinds and genres share their work in progress in this virtual session.
Four contemporary writers read new stories and poems that reflect on 1970, 2020, and the links between. Featuring Lisa Allen-Agostini, Vahni Capildeo, Amílcar Sanatan, and Desirée Seebaran.
T&T debut authors Caroline Mackenzie (One Year of Ugly) and Ingrid Persaud (Love After Love) share their new novels about family, love, secrets and secret crimes. Chaired by Ira Mathur
Jamaican-Canadian Zalika Reid-Benta (Frying Plantain) and Trinidadian Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw (Stick No Bills) read from their new short story collections, exploring the lives of contemporary women in T&T, Canada, and Jamaica. Chaired by Desirée Seebaran
Award-winning writers Monique Roffey (The Mermaid of Black Conch) and Jacob Ross (Black Rain Falling) explain how their new novels explore questions of history, race, love and violence. Chaired by Ayanna Gillian Lloyd