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Port of Spain
Trinidad and Tobago

The official author site of Trinidadian writer Sharon Millar, winner of the 2013 Commonwealth Short Story Prize.

Events


Future Planet
Oct
11
7:45 pm19:45

Future Planet

  • Southbank Centre: Level 5 Function Room at Royal Festival Hall

Writers and experts explore our current age of living, and what may be around the corner.

Ilkley Literature Festival: Sharon Millar and Hannah Lowe
Oct
9
4:45 pm16:45

Ilkley Literature Festival: Sharon Millar and Hannah Lowe

  • St. Margaret's Hall

Trinidadian writer Sharon Millar, winner of The Commonwealth Short Story Prize, and Hannah Lowe, shortlisted for the Forward Best First Collection, present short stories and poems on travellers, shapeshifters, and portrayals of Caribbeans and their descendants in England.

The Dark Caribbean
Sep
29
7:30 pm19:30

The Dark Caribbean

  • Charleston Small Wonder Short Story Festival

“I knew the time of day when though it is hot and blue and there are no clouds, the sky can have a very black look.” (Jean Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea)

Five Bocas Writers Go To The Brooklyn Book Festival
Sep
14
6:30 pm18:30

Five Bocas Writers Go To The Brooklyn Book Festival

  • The Old Stone House

"The five writers will read from and discuss their work on the evening of Wednesday 14 September at the Old Stone House, a cultural venue in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Titled “Write This in Fire: Five Burning Voices from the Caribbean”, the event will showcase the power and diversity of two generations of Caribbean women writers — and also pay tribute to the late Jamaican author Michelle Cliff, who died in June 2016." —Bocas Lit Festival

The Landscape Of Fiction
Apr
28
1:30 pm13:30

The Landscape Of Fiction

Landscape and place are powerful tools in the writer’s toolbox. Understanding the mechanisms of managing place can be crucial in the unfurling of powerful characters, plot advancement, and theme development. This workshop will also explore the roles of atmosphere and nature and their impact on the narrative.

Book Reading at Sierra Nevada College, Lake Tahoe
Jan
6
7:00 pm19:00

Book Reading at Sierra Nevada College, Lake Tahoe

I'm very lucky to be visiting Sierra Nevada College, Lake Tahoe as guest faculty. I'll be teaching fiction in their low residency Creative Writing MFA. And it's snowing through real pine trees as I type this sentence. Joy!

There will be a reading and a book signing on Wednesday 6th January where I will read with other faculty members Bich Minh Nguyen and Christian Kiefer. If you know anyone in Lake Tahoe, we'll be at Prim Library from 7 to 9pm - Sierra Nevada College.

Books and Books
Oct
25
6:00 pm18:00

Books and Books

All Miami and South Florida peeps, I will be having a small launch of my short story collection The Whale House and other stories at Books & Books in Coral Gables. I'll be there with Geoffrey Philp and Keith Peter Jardim. Should be a fun evening. Would love to see all you South Florida Trinis.

Hay Festival
Jun
17
10:00 am10:00

Hay Festival

Hay Festival was founded around a kitchen table in 1987 and continues to attract the most exciting writers, filmmakers, comedians, politicians and musicians to inspire, delight and entertain.

For 10 days in May, Hay is full of stories, ideas, laughter and music.