Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine April 2017 | Page 18

The Anguilla LIT Festival A Literary Jollification A Celebration of Books and Beaches May 18 – 21, 2017 by Sherille Hughes J oin readers, writers and thinkers for three exciting days of stimulating panels, inspiring presentations and informative workshops, against the stunning backdrop of Anguilla’s unparalleled azure blue waters, and powder-soft white sands; as they commemorate 50 years since the Anguilla Revolution, transforming, empowering and building their nation through the promotion and celebration of the Literary Arts. Featuring award-winning authors, celebrity writers and note-worthy publishers from across the USA, Canada and the Caribbean, as well as host country, Anguilla, this unique literary celebration takes place on the lush, tropical grounds of the beautiful Paradise Cove Resort. The annual event, now in it’s 6th year, is organized by the Anguilla Literary Foundation and is sponsored in true jollification style, by the Government of Anguilla, the Anguilla Tourist Board and the Business Community of Anguilla. It is presented this year as a part of the official celebrations of the 50th Anniversary since the Anguilla Revolution. For further information on this year’s event, to enjoy a peek at memories of Lit Fests past, or to access special packages for your accommodation needs, visit: www.anguillalitfest.com or Facebook at: www.facebook.com/groups/anguillalitfest.