Anguilla Lit-Fest A Literary Jollification

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The tiny tropical paradise of Anguilla is pleased to announce the first annual “Anguilla Lit-Fest: A Literary Jollification.” This auspicious event will take place from May 24-28, 2012 under the distinguished patronage of award-winning author, Terry McMillan.

 Also joining Ms. McMillan for this occasion will be author, Randall Robinson of the USA who now resides in St. Kitts; editor, Malaika Adero of Atria/Simon & Schuster; Lasana Sekou of House of Nehesi Publishers in St Maarten; Mr. David Carty, Anguillian historian and author;

The Anguilla Lit-Fest was conceptualized as a means of celebrating Anguilla’s literary heritage and is seen as a catalyst for visitor arrivals during the summer shoulder period. Some 200 plus visitors from the USA, Canada and The Caribbean are expected to be on island for the four- day event, which will feature a Welcome Cocktail, Breakfast and Lunch presentations, special sessions with the authors and fun-filled evening soirees. Participants will also be given a full day to create their personal Anguilla Experience or to reconnect with their individual creative muse.

Special packages for the event are being offered by Anguilla’s leading accommodation establishments, and flights can be arranged on American Airlines, Jet Blue, USAirways, United Airlines and Continental Airways through San Juan, Puerto Rico or St Maarten with onward connecting flights or ferry into Anguilla.