Burt Award for Caribbean Literature


www.bocaslitfest.com/burt-award-for-caribbean-literatureAuthor tour:

Author Tour

  • 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 editor@blumoonbooks.com or Dominique Naud at dnaud@codecan.org
  • 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

Writing workshops

  • 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 burtaward@codecan.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.
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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.