GUYANA FOLK FESTIVAL
2009 GFF Literary Hang
PARTICIPANTS AT LIT HANG 2009, SATURDAY, JUNE 13
LR: Stanley Greaves, Brenda Richards, Theodore Raffudeen, Shakoor Manraj, Dr. Elaine Olaoye, Juliet Emanuel, Carl Hazlewood, Mary Ferreira, Ashton Franklin, Cyril Brown, Claud Leandro, Ken Corsbie, Lear Matthews, Francis Farrier, Phillip Williams, Yvonne McCallum-Peters, Selwyn Collins, The Rev. Paul W. Jervis, Ras Michael, Lloyd Andries, James Richmond, Norman Henry;
NOT REPRESENTED IN PIC:
Pat Jordon-Langford, Dawn Arno, Maurice Braithwaite, Derrick Jeffrey, Victor Davson, Mike Phillips, Trevor Phillips
|THE LITERARY HANG
is a gathering of men and women of the word in prose, poetry and drama. It is the most recent production of The Guyana Cultural Association/ Guyana Folk Festival. Strictly speaking, it is an off shoot of the annual Symposium, another of the GUYFOLKFEST events.
The non fiction authors, poets, novelists and short story authors taking part in this event hailed from Guyana or have Guyanese connections. They represent bold attempts to capture the physical, mental and emotional experiences that define the Guyanese sense of being. This interrogation of place, body, spirit and time crosses the boundaries. It is an exploration and preservation of many voices, many cultures, many pasts, many presents. It takes stock of the now and anticipates the future.
Our writers show us the way. Thank you for participating in this exciting afternoon of words.
Writers and artists of any age in any genre using
Food, Fashion and Art
as a broad theme, are invited to participate
in the annual gathering of writers,
a production of Guyana Cultural Association/GuyanaFolk Festival.
This event will be held at the historic
Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church,
Brooklyn, NY on Saturday, June 13, 2009.
The general Program begins at noon and ends at 6 p.m.
Participants are asked to assemble from 10 am.
We encourage but do not require reading within the general theme.
Books and art will be exhibited and sold.
Deadline for submission of intent to participate: June 2nd.
Deadline for submission of bios, photos and reading selections and copy of art: June 9th.
Please respond to GCA Secretariat: 1 718 209-5207 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 1 718 209-5207 end_of_the_skype_highlighting, att: Juliet Emanuel/Claire Ann Goring