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Literary Arts

Cultural Officer - Literary Arts, Ayesha Gibson-Gill

Cultural Officer – Literary Arts, Ayesha Gibson-Gill

The initiatives of the Literary Arts desk include:

  • Partnering with the Ministry of Education to encourage creative writing in schools – e.g. Writers in Schools & Education workshops
  • Partnering with writers’ groups to help facilitate book fairs and festivals
  • Coordinating the READ-IN! outreach programmes, especially the Crop-Over Read-In.
  • Partnering with the National Library Service to encourage reading among children and youth
  • Providing the island’s literary artists with workshops, training seminars, and information to help further their creative and professional development