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New Prize for Emerging Caribbean Writers Announced

Sue Hollick

The OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, copped this year by Earl Lovelace, is the centre piece of the Bocas Literary Festival. However, the introduction of a new prize garnered its own share of the spotlight.

Earl Lovelace Cops OCM Bocas Prize 2012

Earl Lovelace accepts Bocas Prize 2012 from Marina Salandy-Brown & Dawn Thomas

Earl Lovelace strode off with the OMC Bocas Prize 2012 for his latest novel Is Just A Movie.

Feasting on the Word - Bocas Day 2

Michael Anthony reads from Carnivals of Trindad while Sterling Henderon looks on

It’s Friday night in Port of Spain, and as any one will quickly tell you, its time to lime, to gather with your friends have a drink, something to eat and talk. So not surprisingly, Day two of the NGC Bocas Literary Festival 2012, ended with a gathering at nearby Martin’s, a bar and lounge.

Commonwealth Writers 2012 Shortlists Announced

Commonwealth Writers

Commonwealth Writers has announced the shortlists for the Commonwealth Book Prize and the Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Regional winners for Africa, Asia, Canada and Europe, the Caribbean and the Pacific will be announced May 22, 2012.

Kei Miller: Reading, Writing and the Pleasures of Exile

Kei Miller

For the past four years writer Kei Miller has been enjoying the pleasures of exile in Scotland where he lectures in English and Creative Writing at the University of Glasgow.

Bocas Lit Fest Announces Impressive Line-Up

Earl Lovelace

An impressive line-up of writers have been announced for the 2nd Annual NGC Bocas Literary Festival, Port of Spain. Writers for this year’s festival include Michael Anthony, George Lamming, Erna Brodber, Mervyn Morris and Kei Miller.

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