Caribbean Short Story Competition 2009/2010 (Trinidad)

Caribbean Short Story Competition 2009/2010 by Caribbean-based publisher Potbake Productions, is offering one overall winner US $ 250 and publication in their anthology for their unpublished short story. 16 other winners will also have their work published in a short story book collection in November 2010 along with a free copy.

Deadline: Tuesday, August 31st 2010

Submission Guidelines

  • Entrants must be citizens of the Caribbean. (Seawoman LIKES THIS!!)
  • Entrants must be greater than or equal to 13 years of age.
  • A maximum of 2 entries per entrant.
  • Stories must be a minimum of 2,500 words but no greater than 3,000 words. Other entries will not be considered.
  • Stories must be original works, having never been featured in any other publication, newspaper, magazine or otherwise.
  • Submissions must be in MS WORD or PDF format and must include the word count, author’s name and contact information
  • Entries submitted after Tuesday, 31st August 2010, will not be considered.
  • Entries can be sent via hard (see address below) or soft copy
    • Email: Subject line must be: “CSSC.2009/2010”.

Rights: The authors will retain the copyright for their stories. Potbake Productions will retain distribution rights for the top 17 stories

Full guidelines are HERE!


Potbake Productions
#3, Third Street West
Beaulieu Avenue
West Indies

Telephone: (868)640-3724
Mobile: (868)487-9115
Fax: (868)640-3724


Sandra Sealy is Principal Consultant & Writer for Seawoman Creative Media - Her background in public relations in marketing combined with her strong creative writing skills have ably prepared her as a freelance writer/ editor. Sandra covers a number of niches like copy for brochures and websites, advertorials, restaurant and book reviews, press releases, feature and cover stories, pictorial text and more. Sandra's work has been widely anthologised. Some of her writing credits include: CALABASH: A Caribbean Journal of Arts & Letters (USA) ; Arts Etc (Barbados); Her Circle; Caribbean Writing Today (ezine); POUI: The Cave Hill Literary Annual of the University of the West Indies (Barbados); Wedding Guide Barbados; SHE Caribbean Magazine (St. Lucia); Urban Entertainment (USA); In Paradise Magazine:Barbados (Writer/Editor) and the Nation Newspaper (Barbados). Her dèbut spoken-word CD single- "Beauty Of The Bald Head: The Jazzy Spoken-Word Single" (Butterfly Creative Productions/Kolaiah Studios 2003)-was launched on the luxurious Freewinds Cruise Ship in January 2003. The Aquarian was backed by the celebrated Freewinds Band and Dominican singing sensation Michele Henderson. Top Barbadian musicians who also were featured in her CD shared the stage: saxophonist extradordinaire (Chris Harper (founder of "Cool Jazz'); beloved Bajan diva Tamara Marshall and multi-awarding winning Dwain Gill (on trombone). The CD was favourably reviewed in Listen to Seawoman's acclaimed 2-track music set by clicking on the link below. You can read samples of Sandra's work at

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One comment on “Caribbean Short Story Competition 2009/2010 (Trinidad)
  1. […] note: We let you know about the 1st RIGHT here! Yours truly with my short story “Big Rock Soup”, as the only finalist from Barbados, […]

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