Carifesta XIII 2017 (Barbados)

For Carifesta XIII 2017, Barbados will play host to the roving, multi-disciplinary festival, for the first time since 1981 – from Thursday, August 17 – Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Bim Lit Fest 2014 Programme

 BIM LITERARY FESTIVAL & BOOK FAIR 15-17 MAY, 2014  PROGRAMME   THEME – CROSSINGS: BREAKING BORDERS Venue: Festival Tent, Independence Square (unless otherwise stated) Thursday       7.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m.   Opening Ceremony: Walcott-Warner Theatre, The May 15 Errol Barrow Centre, UWI, Cave Hill Campus. Madre of Ceremony: Icil Phillips Friday May 16   10.00 a.m. […]

BimLitFest 2014 (Barbados)

#BimLItFest 2014 – bi-annual literary festival in Barbados with a weekend of workshops, readings and more for adults AND children – May 15 – 17th 2014-  in Bridgetown the capital. FEE: Some workshops and activities are free and others are a nominal fee of about US$18.  Follow social meda and website for most up-to-date info. […]

Read-In Radio (Barbados)

READ-IN Radio is an evolution of the bi-monthly parish-by-parish community READ-In sessions by the Literary Arts desk of the National Cultural Foundation of Barbados. According to Cultural Officer, Literary Arts – Ayesha Gibson-Gill, “READ IN! RADIO’s FIRST episode will air this SUNDAY April 28th 2013! Listen out Read In Radio every final Sunday of the […]

Memories of Green Readings 2012 (Barbados)

GREEN Readings is a fabulous poetic collaboration of ArtsEtc, a quality independent Barbadian publisher, and the Barbados Government, marrying a respect for nature and top notch literary arts.  In this video, enough snippets are captured to entice you to attend GR13.  Readings are generally held in June. GREEN Readings began in 2008 when the Ministry […]

VOICES: Barbados Writers’ Collective

VOICES: Barbados Writers’ Collective (my literary home but now defunct unfortunately) emerged out of a group of Barbadian writers sharing their work at a little cafe in Dalkeith Road, to celebrate Barbados’ anniversary of Independence. It became one of the 1st forums where writers were paid to be featured. Founder (the right irie) Nailah Folami […]