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Lisa Allen-Agostini on The Bread the Devil Knead with Patrice Grell Yursik

May 20, 2021 via Zoom

In collaboration with the Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival, The Center for Fiction welcomed Lisa Allen-Agostini to celebrate her debut novel The Bread the Devil Knead, a domestic noir novel set in Trinidad’s carnival season. A writer, editor, and stand-up comedian, Allen-Agostini pens a story of strength, resolve, and self-determination in her signature feminist, Trinidadian voice. She discussed the new book and her craft with Patrice Grell Yursik, a Trinidadian-born writer and creator of award-winning blog

The Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival offers year-long programming celebrating Caribbean culture through the pen of the storyteller and the voice of the poet. The festival explores the rich depths of the culture and its long tradition of storytelling, empowerment, and courage.