Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Event: The Brooklyn Book Festival presents "Write This in Fire: Bocas Presents Five Burning Voices from the Caribbean" on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 @ 6:30pm — Brooklyn, NY USA

"Write This in Fire: Bocas Presents Five Burning Voices from the Caribbean"
September 14, 2016 The Brooklyn Book Festival
Event: The Brooklyn Book Festival presents "Write This in Fire: Bocas Presents Five Burning Voices from the Caribbean" on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 @ 6:30pm — Brooklyn, NY USA; Event Details - Location: Old Stone House 336 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11215; Email: lkoch@brooklynbookfestival.org; Telephone:  570-362-6657
Event Description:  "Celebrated Jamaican writer Olive Senior, winner of the 2016 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, heads a lineup of extraordinary, incendiary Caribbean writers of prose and poetry. Also featuring Tiphanie Yanique of the US Virgin Islands (author of Wife, winner of the OCM Bocas Prize for poetry), and Jamaican Jacqueline Bishop, (The Gymnast and Other Positions) winner of the OCM Bocas Prize for non-fiction, alongside two searing talents from Trinidad: prizewinning fiction writer Sharon Millar (The Whale House) and poet Shivanee Ramlochan (featured in the anthology Coming Up Hot) ..."  — Read more:  The Brooklyn Book Festival
For further information:  http://www.nycgovparks.org/,  http://www.brooklynbookfestival.org/https://www.facebook.com/pages/Brooklyn-Book-Festival-Official-Site/20650359836 and http://brooklynbookfestival.tumblr.com/. Related Article: https://repeatingislands.com/2016/08/26/five-bocas-writers-go-to-the-brooklyn-book-festival/.

NGC Bocas Lit Fest 2016 Overview - video by NGC Bocas Lit Fest

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