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