Welcome to Alliouagana Festival Of The Word

Alliouagana1 Festival of the Word: A Literary Festival for Montserrat

“Discovering New Worlds through Words.”

  • Discovering the World of Haiti: a dynamic presentation by Professor Carolyn Cooper

A weekend of Drama including the production of Edgar White’s Count It All Joy. Part proceeds of this production will be donated towards Haiti Relief efforts.

  • Workshops with and presentations by award winning writers and illustrators of children’s books Frané Lessac and Mark Greenwood.
  • Storytime for the Kids with Best of Books.

Rachel Manley who was missed last year, will be at this year’s festival.

  • Opal Palmer Adisa bringing a message to parents Being the Parent You Want to Be and reading from I Name Me Name (Peepal Tree Press, 2008), the prose piece “Children Must Be Seen & Heard.”
  • Discover the world of suspense and intrigue with Eric Jerome Dickey.
  • Revisiting the Reading Rainbow Video My Little Island starring LeVar Burton.