Carifesta XIV (Literary Arts)

Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA) is a multicultural event that embodies Caribbean integration.

Click here to read the history of Carifesta

This year Carifesta will be hosted by the The Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Aug.16th-Aug. 25th 2019

Among the arts of that will be performed, displayed and represented, will be Literary Arts.

Click here to view a full schedule of events

From Aug. 17th- 24th there will be a celebration of literary arts and authors from across the Caribbean region, featuring book launches, book signings, readings and workshops.

See a a full schedule of literary events here

One of the featured literary events this year is the Author Open Mic where over 100 Caribbean writers will read and share their work.

This book fair and open mic event will be held at the Grand Market, Queens Park Savannah, P.O.S, Trinidad from Aug. 17th- 24th.

Curated and executed by the NGC Bocas Lit Fest , this diverse literary event is FREE and will feature some of the Caribbean’s literary luminaries such as Michael Anthony, Earl Lovelace, Vladimir Lucien and many more!

Idle Sky Books & Publishing Services is proud to have one of it’s writers, Kimelene Carr , reading from her book, Sans Espoir , at the Author Open Mic session on Wednesday 21st August.

What about you? Will you be attending one of the events at this year’s Carifesta?

Below are some pics of Carifesta2019 Opening Ceremony

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