The only international literary festival in the English-speaking Caribbean, ......
The only international literary festival in the English-speaking Caribbean, Calabash was founded in 2001 by novelist Colin Channer. Over 30 authors feature at the festival and, together with musicians from around the world, they fill the festival agenda with readings, discussions and musical events. Calabash is 'earthy, inspirational, daring and diverse'. Its aims are to establish a world-class literary festival, with its roots in Jamaica and branches reaching out into the wider world.
Treasure Beach resort is in the Parish of Saint Elizabeth, about 16km (10 miles) southeast of Black River, Near Black River, Jamaica