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

Reading as Resistance - Rise and Shine Breakfast Presentation
Short Pants
John Leone
Adrian Green 
9:45 am - 10:00 am

INTERMISSION

Master Class: Tiphanie Yanique

Poetry - The Master Class
Tiphanie Yanique

Maverick Luncheon: Ilyasah Shabazz

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

Panel Discussion: Writing in Times that are Stranger than Fiction

Writing in times that are Stranger than Fiction
Allison Hunter
Kaitlyn Greenidge
Nicole Dennis-Benn
Yona Deshommes

Welcome Reception

Caribbean Flavours with the Musical Brothers
Day 3
20 May 2017

Rise & Shine Breakfast Presentation

Revolution Revelations - with Revolutionary Hero's and the winners of The 2017 Malliouhana Poetry Competition
Rhonica Connor
Savannah Croft
Sharon E Lake
Vanessa Croft Thompson
Winston L. Harrigan
Verna Bryan
9:45 am - 10:00 am

INTERMISSION

Pitch an Agent: Literary Speed-dating

Pitch an Editor: Literary Speed-dating
Allison Hunter

Panel Discussion: Revolution & Enlightenment

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

Maverick Luncheon Presentation: Writing in the Dark

Peter Bailey interviews the author Thomas Mullen
Thomas Mullen
Peter Bailey

Panel Discussion: Self Publish Your Story to the World

Self Publish Your Story to the World
Stephanie Stokes Oliver
Melinda Goddard
Julie Trelstad
Joseph H Lake, Jr. 
Kevin Larimer

Panel Discussion: Inspiring Young Writers

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

Calypso Explosion

Calypso Explosion
Baron
Sugar Aloes
Short Pants
Day 4
21 May 2017

Books, Beaches and Beer Lounge

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