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Previous Engagements

Photograph - Eugene McConville

Teaching Creative Writing

(Short Story, Autobiography into Fiction, Novel – Beginners and Advanced)

Morley College, London - 1983-1985

The City Literary Institute, London -1995, 1997, 1998, 2002

University of Cambridge, UK - 1995

Centerprize Community Centre, London - 1996, 1998

The Arvon Foundation, England -1999

City & Islington Sixth Form College, London - 2001-2006

Spread The Word (Community), London - 2002

Writer in Residence on MA Creative Writing Course University of The West Indies, St Augustine Trinidad & Tobago WI - 2004

Spread The Word - Peckham Library, London - 2004

The City Literary Institute. London - 2006

Arvon 2015

Arvon 2017

http://www.arvon.org/course/short-story-towards-collection/

 

Selected Readings and Talks

Reading at University of the West Indies, 2016

Reading at Lunch-Time Reading UWI St Augustine, 2017

Reading 25th Anniversary of Witchbroom , Paperbased, POS , 2017

Archway with Words – Lawrence Scott reading with Linton Kwesi Johnson and Tanika Gupta 17th October 2015 6.00pm
Archway with Words

Reading with Colin Grant at Speakey Spokey, Brighton, 17th July 2015

Reading and Q&A at Yesu Persaud Centre for Caribbean Studies Warwick University, introduced by Mike Niblett and Chris Campbell - 2015 Henry Swanzy Award, Bocas Lit Fest, talk on Margaret Busby, NALIS Port of Spain – 2015

Reading and Q&A with Shani Mootoo and Ruth Borthwick, Take Two, Home & Away Bocas Lit Fest NALIS Port of Spain - 2015 Reading and Q&A Writers’ Guild of Trinidad & Tobago, NALIS, Port of Spain - 2015

Paper Based Bookshop, Papillote Press Medulla Art Gallery, Port of Spain Launch of Leaving by Plane Swimming Back Underwater In Conversation with Shivanee Ramlochan -2015

Reading and Q&A, Leaving By Plane Swimming Back Underwater Department of Literary, Cultural and Communication Studies, University of the West Indies, St Augustine introduced by Dr. Elizabeth Jackson

Trinidad Launch of Leaving by Plane Swimming Back Underwater, In Conversation with Barbara Jenkins, NALIS, Port of Spain - 2015

Reading and In conversation with Dr. Lucy Evans of Leicester University, New Beacon Books, London, Launch of Leaving by Plane Swimming Back Underwater London – 2015

Launch of Leaving By Plane Swimming Back Underwater, Papillote Press, introduced by Polly Pattullo Dominica House, London – 2015

Workshop and reading of Leaving by Plane Swimming Back Underwater at In Conversation with Dr. Lucy Evans, Leicester University – 2015

Talk & Presentation, Light Falling on Bamboo, Martinique BookFair, 2013

Reading, with Bernadine Evaristo, Caribbean Sexualities, University of Reading, 2013

Reading & Talk with Paul Gilroy and Susheila Nasta: The Rest is Noise, The Windrush Generation, Purcell Room, South Bank, 2013

Readings Light Falling on Bamboo at the NGC Bocas Literary Festival, Trinidad & Tobago, April 2013

Readings and Talk at the Congress of Caribbean Writers, Guadeloupe , April 2013

Reading Lght Falling on Bamboo, introduced by Angelo Bisessarsingh, Naparima College San Fernando, November 2012

Reading Light Falling on Bamboo and in Conversation with Geoffrey Maclean, Medulla Gallery, Port of Spain, November 2012

Reading Light Falling on Bamboo & In Conversation with Prof Bridget Brereton &  Dr Geraldine Skeete, University of the West Indies, St Augustine Trinidad & Tobago WI, November 2012

Reading Light Falling on Bamboo, introduced by Marina Salandy Brown, Paperbased Bookshop, Port of Spain, November 2012

Reading at NALIS Port of Spain, Launch of Light falling on Bamboo, introduced by Dr Marjorie Thorpe, November 2012

Reading Light Falling on Bamboo and in conversation with Kevin Le Gendre, at Free Word Centre, Farringdon Rd, London November 2012

Reading Light Falling on Bamboo and in Conversation with Dr Michael Niblett, The Writers Room, Warwick University, October 2012

Reading Light Falling on Bamboo and in conversation with Anne Walmsley at New Beacon Books, Stroud Green Rd, London, October 2012

Reading Light Falling on Bamboo and in conversation with Alan Mahar of Tindal Street Press at London Launch at the Trinidad & Tobago High Commission, London, September 2012

Reading and 'In Conversation' with Femi Martin, Light Falling on Bamboo, London is the Place for Me, T&T 50th Independence Celebrations, Tricycle Theatre, London 2012

Talk Michel Jean Cazabon, Artist of the Emancipation, Narrating the Caribbean , Leeds Metropolitan University, 2012

Talk, Michel Jean Cazabon, Artist of the Emancipation, Painting the Caribbean, University of Essex, 2011

Reading Aelred's Sin with Monique Roffey, Sex & The Caribbean Conference , University of Essex, 2011

Talk, October Gallery Launch, Art in the Caribbean, Anne Walmsley & Stanley Greaves, New Beacon Books, 2010

Talk, London Launch of Golconda Our Voices Our Lives, New Beacon Books & The George Padmore Institute, London 2010

Reading with Anton Nimblett, launch of Sections of an Orange. Paperbased, POS 2010

Reading with Colin Robinson and Thomas Glave at Trinidad Launch of Our Caribbean: A Gathering of Lesbian and Gay Writing from the Antilles, Edited by Thomas Glave, University of the West Indies, 2009

Talk, UTT Launch of Golconda Our Voices Our Lives, NALIS, POS, 2009

The Novelist & Historical Research, UTT Senior Research Lecture Series, NALIS, POS, 2009

Artist of the Emancipation, UTT Senior Research Lecture Series, NALIS, POS, 2008

The Artist & His Student, UTT Senior Research Lecture Series, NALIS, POS, 2007

The Novelist & History Vidia Naipaul Lecture, Distinguished Open Lecture Series, University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad, 2007

Reading at Central Library - Walsall 2006

Miami Bookfair - Reading 2006

Reading Interview and Discussion Queen Mary College University of London - November 2004

Reading at UWI ST Augustine - 2004

Reading at National Library Port of Spain - 2004

Wasafiri Panel & Reading Night Calypso Chaired by David Dabydeen Cheltenham Festival - October 2004

Reading Night Calypso Ilkley Festival - October 2004

Reading Scriobh Festival Sligo Ireland - September 2004

Writing Workshop Scriobh Festival Sligo Ireland - September 2004

Inscribing The Island Festival Kent Reading with Jackie Kay - July 2004

ASNEL Conference Frankfurt University Panel Writers & Critics Reading Night Calypso - May 2004

Reading Night Calypso New Beacon Books London - May 2004

Talk & Reading Aelred’s Sin, Gender Studies Department University of the West Indies - March 2004

Reading & Talk Writer in Residence University of the West Indies - March 2004

Reading Literature Week, University of The West Indies - March 2004

Reading and Talk Liege/Achen ASNEL - 2000

Interviewing Wilson Harris Voice Box - London 2000

Reading Harbour Front Festival - Toronto 1999

Reading Commonwealth Showcase Illot Chamber - Wellington New Zealand 1999

Reading Mc Claren Lecture Theatre University - Wellington New Zealand 1999

Reading & Talk Commonwealth Literature Conference - Auckland New Zealand 1999

Reading &Talk Centre West African Studies - Birmingham 1999

Reading & Talk Liege University - Belgium 1999

Reading Harringey Lit Festival - London 1998

Reading Centerprize - London 1998

Reading Harringey Lit Festival - London 1997

Reading & Talk University of New England - USA 1996

Reading & Talk Wellesley College - USA 1996

Reading & Talk University of New Hampshire - USA 1996

Readings & Talk Carifesta - POS 1995

Reading Harbourfront Festival - Toronto 1993

Reading & Talk Writers & Readers - Birmingham 1993

Reading Commonwealth Conference University of Graz - Austria 1993

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