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For Release Upon Receipt - February 11, 2008

St. Augustine

The University of the West Indies (UWI) will host Commonwealth Prize Winner Earl Lovelace at the 10th Annual Campus Literature Week, which runs from Monday18th to Friday 22nd February. Lovelace will take the spotlight at the Evening Gala scheduled to take place at 7.00 p.m. on February 22nd at the UWI Centre for Language Learning (CLL) Lecture Theatre.

Lovelace will share the spotlight with UWI Lecturers and recently published authors Dr. Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw and Dr. Jennifer Rahim, who will also present their works at the Friday evening Gala.

Organised by Department of Liberal Arts, the Campus Literature Week will also feature daily lunch hour readings (12 noon – 1.00 p.m.) in Room 1, Faculty of Humanities and Education New Building.

In recognition of the 60th Anniversary of the University, the event will this year focus on writers affiliated with the St. Augustine Campus. There will be particular emphasis on the works of graduates and current students of the Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) programme in Creative Writing.

For further information, please contact Rhoda Bharath at 779-7457 or Yvette Barrimond at 662-2002 Ext. 2031 or 3280.


  • Yvette Barrimond

  • Faculty/Department

    Faculty of Humanities & Education
    Liberal Arts

  • Tel.: 662-2002 Ext. 2031 or 3280
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