Schedule of Activities 2019

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

Day 1
13 May 2019

Writers’ Workshop for Adults – Session 1

Adult Writers Workshop (Session 1)
Krista Bremer
Day 2
14 May 2019

Writers Workshop For Teachers

Person to Paper; Writing from our Lives.
Krista Bremer

Writers Workshop for Adults – Session 2

Writers Workshop for Adults - Session 2
Krista Bremer
Day 3
15 May 2019

Writing Workshop for Students – Session 1

Writing Workshop for Students - True Stories
Krista Bremer
Day 4
16 May 2019

Motivational Sessions for Students

Motivational Sessions for Students
Kane Smego

HipHop Workshop for Students

HipHop Workshop for Students
Kane Smego
Day 5
17 May 2019
8:00 am

BREAKFAST

Rise and Shine Breakfast Presentation

Topic: Spoken Word Presentation
Kane Smego
Denene Millner
Fiona Wilkinson
9:45 am - 10:00 am

Book Shop & Book Signing: Arrival Of Students

Masterclass

Masterclass featuring Jason Reynolds
Jason Reynolds
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

LUNCH

Maverick Luncheon Presentation

Maverick Luncheon Presentation - Do You Know Love?
Tony Gaskins
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Book Shop & Book Signing

Bloggers, Book Clubs & Building Your Brand

Topic: Bloggers, Book Clubs & Building Your Brand Moderator: Sarah Greaves Gabbadon (Jet Set Sarah) Panelists: Glory Edim Denene Millner Sheri Gaskins
Sheri Gaskins
Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon
Glory Edim
Denene Millner

Better than Bars

Better than Bars
Ira Sumner Simmonds
Kane Smego
Tony Gaskins
Jason Reynolds

Caribbean Flavours

Opening Reception for Authors & Delegates
Day 6
18 May 2019
8:00 am

Breakfast

Rise and Shine Breakfast Presentation

Presentation by the Malliouhana Poetry Competition Winners and Pride of Anguilla Authors
Kymia Collins
Sekani Reid
Kenza Gumbs
Rosmarie “Rey N” Nunez
Marilyn B. Hodge
Alexis S. Ryan
Christopher Richardson
Patricia J Adams

Publicity Sidebar – Speed Dating a Publicist

How to Publish Tips? - Speed Dating
Yona Deshommes
10:00 am - 10:15 am

Book Shop & Book Signing

The Power of Stories

Panel discussion on the topic "Exploring the genres - from memoir to mystery and in between"
Ira Sumner Simmonds
Patricia “Pat” Cummings
N.C. Marks
Sadeqa Johnson
Krista Bremer
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

LUNCH

A Conversation with Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Alice Walker

A Conversation with Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Dame Alice Walker, introduced by Dawn Davis.
Alice Walker
Dawn Davis

Champions Pursuit of Literacy – Inspiring Young Writers

Panel discussion on the topic "Inspiring Young Writers" (pizza evening)
Kane Smego
Patricia “Pat” Cummings
Collette Jones-Chin
Jason Reynolds
1:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Book Shop & Book Signing

Publishing in the Post-Obama Era

Panel discussion on the topic "Publishing in the Post-Obama Era"
Alex “Shujah” Reiph
Dawn Davis
Denene Millner
Stephanie Stokes Oliver

Spoken Word, Hip Hop and Open Mic Evening

Poetry by the Pool featuring Kane Smego and other regional and local artists
Kane Smego