Category: British Virgin Islands

  • British Virgin Islands Literary Festival 2023 starts on November 2

    British Virgin Islands Literary Festival 2023 starts on November 2

    The third British Virgin Islands Literary Festival 2023 runs from November 2 – 5, 2023. The festival theme is “tell your story.” The British Virgin Islands (BVI) Literary Festival was founded as part of the Department of Culture’s Culture and Tourism Month activities and operates in collaboration with the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College. It…

  • Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi to chair Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2024 jury.

    Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi to chair Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2024 jury.

    Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi is the chair of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2024 jury announced today, September 1, 2023. She will be joined by among others Keletso Mopai (Africa) and Richard Georges (Caribbean). The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction in English in the regions of Africa,…

  • Dr Richard Georges Is British Virgin Islands First Poet Laureate.

    Dr Richard Georges Is British Virgin Islands First Poet Laureate.

    Dr Richard Georges was appointed the first Poet Laureate of the British Virgin Islands on November 20, 2020. The British Virgin Islands are a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean, to the east of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and north-west of Anguilla. The territory appointed its first poet laureate in a ceremony…