LCCS Campus Literature Week: Noontime Readings, Gala Night and Closing Ceremony

Event Date(s): 07/04/2017

Location: See Below

The Department of Literary, Cultural and Communication Studies (LCCS) of the Faculty of Humanities and Education presents its 19th annual Campus Literature Week.

The week of festivities ends as follows: 

  • noon to 1.30pm | Noontime Readings with Randy Ablack, Verne Guerrin, Latisha Parkinson, Mishael Martineaux, Dr. Barbara Lalla at the Alma Jordan Library (AJL) AV Room. 
  • 5pm | Gala Reading and Closing Ceremony  - An evening will highlight the work of Writer-In-Residence, Courttia Newland at the Centre for Language Learning (CLL) Auditorium. 
To view the full schedule of all activities for Campus Literature Week including the Gala Ceremony, please click here

About Courttia Newland

Courttia Newland is the author of seven works of fiction including his debut, The Scholar. His latest novel, The Gospel According to Cane, was published in 2013 and has been optioned by Cowboy Films. He was nominated for the Impac Dublin Literary Award, The Frank O’Conner award, The CWA Dagger in the Library Award, The Hurston/Wright Legacy Award and The Theatre 503 Award for playwriting as well as numerous others. His short stories have appeared in many anthologies and been broadcast on BBC Radio 4. In 2016 he was awarded the Tayner Barbers Award for science fiction writing and the Roland Rees Busary for playwriting. He is an associate lecturer in creative writing at the University of Westminster and is completing a PhD in creative writing. To view a printable version of this, please click here.





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  • Adeltrude Bain

  • Faculty/Department

    Faculty of  Humanities & Education

  • Tel.: 662-2002 ext. 83028
  • Email: adel.bain@sta.uwi.edu