Calabash Festival is a 3-day festival of readings and music with other forms of storytelling folded in the mix, it is earthy, inspirational, daring and diverse. After 10 successive years it is now been staged on a biennial basis on even years. All festival events are free and open to the public. Passion is the only price of entry. But voluntary contributions are welcomed.

So if you are in Jamaica, you get a free pass to see @chrisabani, @ladanosman, @chigozieobioma, @tejucole(crush in my, @ndennis_benn amongst other authors of note.

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