Burt Award for Caribbean Literature
BURT AWARD FOR CARIBBEAN LITERATURE FALL ACTIVITIES
- First-place winner A-dZiko Simba Gegele will be touring several libraries, bookstores and schools in Montserrat and Barbados to meet young readers in November. She will also be leading a writing workshop during the Alliouagana Festival of the Word in Montserrat on Nov. 15th. For more information on her tour, contact Tanya Batson-Savage at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dominique Naud at email@example.com
- Second-place winner Joanne C. Hillhouse at Best of Books, St. Mary’s Street, St. John’s, Antigua, on Nov. 21st, 7pm. See the event flyer for more information.
A-dZiko Simba Gegele
Joanne C. Hillhouse
- Joanne C. Hillhouse will facilitate a workshop for writers interested in teen and Young Adult Literature in St. John's, Antigua, on Nov. 22-23. If interested in participating, writers should send their name, address and phone number, along with a one-page sample of their writing to firstname.lastname@example.org by Nov. 11, 2014. There will be a teen stream open to young writers and one for adult writers with an interest in writing for teens and young adults. Consult the flyer for more information on the workshops for adults and teenagers.
in teen and Young Adult Literature.
In partnership with:
Manuscripts and books published between 1 August 2011
and 22 August 2013 and written by Caribbean authors
must be received from publishers by 23 August 2013. The
winner will be announced at the NGC Bocas Lit Fest in
Trinidad and Tobago in April 2014.