Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Laureate’s Chair this Tuesday

Press Release:-Off the heels of a successful hosting of the Laureate’s Chair earlier this month as part of the Nobel Laureate Festival which featured Mrs Margo Thomas and the Governor General in attendance and scores of people in the audience, the Saint Lucia Writers Forum is hosting another public reading activity featuring author and CDF Executive Director, Mr Melchior Henry.

Mr Henry who has roots in education having taught at the Vide Bouteille and Marchand Combined School and lectured at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College will be sharing from his book of poetry entitled “Dead Country”.

At the last Laureate’s Chair Mrs Thomas advocated for and the setup of an endowment in support of funding the publishing of works by budding writers which can serve as a revolving fund which they pay back into¬† to support others that follow.

This Month Laureate’s Chair takes place at the Central Library on Tuesday the 28 at 7pm. The public is invited to thus activity which is meant to perpetually honour the achievement of Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott.


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