BIM: Arts for the 21st Century (scroll down to publications) is published twice annually by the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination, the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados, in collaboration with the Office of the Prime Minister, Government of Barbados.
BIM accepts submissions that focus on literary, artistic and other cultural expressions within the Caribbean and its diaspora. Short stories, poetry and critical reviews of high quality are particularly welcome.
Bim: Arts for the 21st Century solicits submissions from Caribbean writers (in and out of the Diaspora) and/or submissions about Caribbean writings.
The inaugural edition (Nov 2007) featured Barbadian literary stalwart George Lamming and the 2nd, women writers of the Caribbean (June 2008).
Manuscripts should be forwarded in double-spaced format, preferably with an accompanying electronic text file in Microsoft Word.
Unsolicited materials will not be returned without a self-addressed appropriately stamped envelope.
Prospective submissions must be no longer than 5,000 words.
BIM: Arts For the 21st Century
Errol Barrow Centre For Creative Imagination
The University of the West Indies
P.O. Box 64
**NB The Editors advised that the 2nd issue due out in November 2010 will focus on celebrated Barbadian griot Kamau Brathwaite, to commemorate his 80th birthday. Deadline will be the end of August.