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Chris Abani at Calabash 2016

  • Jakes Hotel, Villa & Spa Calabash Bay, Treasure Beach St. Elizabeth, Jamaica (map)

On Sunday June 5, Chris Abani, author of The Face: Cartography of the Void, will join Live from the NYPL host Paul Holdengraber at Calabash 2016 for an event entitled "Breaking agege: the shock and awe of Abani."

Presented by REASONINGS.


The mission of the Calabash International Literary Festival Trust is to transform the literary arts in the Caribbean by being the region's best-managed producer of workshops, seminars and performances. We will achieve these goals by focusing on our audiences, managing our budget, creating a community of supporters in the media, government, business, the performing arts, philanthropic organizations and publishing, and by becoming the festival of choice for the world's most gifted authors.

When: Sunday, June 5, 2016, 1:00–2:00pm

Where: Jakes Hotel, Villas & Spa, Calabash Bay, Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, W.I

Admission: Free and open to the public