By Brooklyn Reader

June 6, 2014, 1:16 pm


Screen Shot 2014-06-06 at 1.00.32 PMWHAT: A Caribbean Book Fest

WHEN: Sunday, June 8, 2:00pm – 8:00pm

WHERE: Medgar Evers College, 1650 Bedford Avenue, Bklyn

HOW MUCH: $10 adults, $5 children

Screen Shot 2014-06-06 at 1.07.50 PMRoundtables

2:00  Space on the Shelf – Creativity and commerce as it relates to Caribbean writers and the Publishing Industry

Avril Ashton – Secret Cravings Publishing

Ashton Franklin – Franklin & Franklin Publishing

Johanna Ingalls – Akashic Books

Moderator: Ron Kavanaugh, publisher, Mosaic Literary Magazine

3:00  Verse in Print – Where the poem will live, in traditional publishing or in digital media.

Jason Price (Belize), leaves of love

Monique Simon (Antigua & Barbuda), T.H.E. Carib Kindling: Fire Lights!

Mervyn Taylor (Trinidad & Tobago), The Waving Gallery

Moderator: Anthony ‘Wendell’ DeRiggs, author, Reflections and Ole Talk

4:00  Speaking in Tongues – Translation in formal and informal language 

Adam Mansbach (USA), Go de Rass to Sleep

Kellie Magnus (Jamaica), Go de Rass to Sleep

Anthony Polanco (Panama)

Yolaine St. Fort (Haiti), For the Crown of Their Heads

Moderator: Dhanpaul Narine, president, Shri Trimurti Bhavan

Adult Readers

3:00  Lest We Forget – When that’s all you have memory, memorial and memoir

Lloyd Crooks (Trinidad & Tobago), Ice and Eyes in the Sun

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