Schedule of Activities 2017

Day 1 - Pre Festival

Writers’ Workshop

Writers’ Workshop with Teachers
Instructor: Colin Channer
Location: Anguilla Community College
Date: Tuesday May 16, 2017
Time: 9:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Special Instructions: Invitation only and registration required

Day 2 - Pre Festival

Secondary School Students Workshop

Writers’ Secondary School Students Workshop
Instructor: Colin Channer
Location: Anguilla Community College
Date: Wednesday May 17, 2017
Time: 9:00 pm – 12:00 pm
Special Instructions: Invitation only and registration required

Workshop with Calypsonians

Writers’ Workshop with Calypsonians
Instruction: Short Pants
Location: Paradise Cove
Date: Wednesday May 17, 2017
Time: 9:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Media Reception

Meet the Authors / Press Welcome Reception
Location: TBC
Date: Wednesday May 17, 2017
Special Instructions: INVITATION ONLY.

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

Day 1
18 May 2017

Writers’ Workshop

Short Pants’ Writers’ Workshop with junior Calypsonians
Short Pants

Champions Pursuit of Literacy

Champions Pursuit of Literacy presentation

A Celebration of the Anguilla Arts

A Celebration of the Anguilla Arts. Hosted by Her Excellency, Governor Christina Scott
Day 2
19 May 2017

Rise and Shine Breakfast Presentation

Rise and Shine Breakfast Presentation
John Leone
Joseph H Lake, Jr. 
Adrian Green 
09:45 - 10:00

INTERMISSION

Pitch an Editor Speed Dating Consultations

Pitch an Editor Speed Dating Consultations
Allison Hunter

Master Class

Master Class
Tiphanie Yanique

Maverick Luncheon

Topic: A Birthday Tribute to Malcolm X
Ilyasah Shabazz
Hon. Palmavon (Pam) Webster

Panel Discussion

Topic: Stranger than Fiction
Kaitlyn Greenidge
Nicole Dennis-Benn
Yona Deshommes

Welcome Reception

Caribbean Flavours - Welcome Reception
Day 3
20 May 2017

Rise & Shine Breakfast Presentation

Topic: Revolution Revelations
Daisy Wong Richardson
Winston L. Harrigan
Calvert Carty
Verna Bryan
09:45 - 10:00

INTERMISSION

Adult Writing Workshop

Topic: Adult Writing
Colin Channer

Revolution & Enlightenment

Topic: Revolution & Enlightenment
Prof. Don Walicek
Lennox Vanterpool
John D. Mckendrick
Orelia Kelly
Rev. Dr. Wycherley Gumbs
Timothy Hodge

Literary Speed Dating

Literary Speed Dating

Maverick Luncheon

Topic: Thomas Mullen interview
Thomas Mullen
Peter Bailey

Panel Discussion

Topic: Self Publishing in a Digital Age
Stephanie Stokes Oliver
Melinda Goddard
Julie Trelstad
Kevin Larimer

Panel Discussion

Topic: Inspiring Young Writers
Jansie G Webster
Ilyasah Shabazz
Colin Channer

Calypso Explosion

Calypso Explosion
Day 4
21 May 2017

Beaches and Beer Lounge

Lit Fest delegates are invited to enjoy a beach party sponsored by IWAS and its Brands