“The BCLF is a riotous celebration of the rich depth of Caribbean culture and its centuries' long tradition of storytelling.
It is the first literary festival entirely devoted to Caribbean literature in New York City.
The Brooklyn Caribbean Literature Festival is a three-day celebration of culture as expressed through the pen of the storyteller and the voice of the poet. It will be executed as a series of readings of classic and contemporary stories, workshops, talks, and book sales.
The BCLF intends to shine the spotlight on the output of the Caribbean artiste. In so doing, it hopes to empower and motivate the hidden storyteller among us to find the courage to tell his/her own story; and foster appreciation for the Caribbean tale and voice among others.”
A platform that efficiently leverages the collective reach of the Diaspora to ensure the visibility (and success) of groups or individuals who are pioneering innovative approaches that support and strengthen their communities.