Groundation Grenada (blog)

Groundation Grenada is a cultural movement.  They   are “open to any person wishing to contribute to the positive conscious paradigm shift of our island, region and the world as a whole.”  They seek contributions from “budding and established writers,  poets, artists, farmers, musicians, educators, students and anyone passionate about share their vision of the world’ – in particular

  • Grenadian youth (self-defined) living anywhere in the world
  • Any Caribbean youth (self-defined) living anywhere in the world

They seek literary and non-fiction work.

Submission Highlights

They ask that you read their manifesto and vision (on sidebar) as well as “peruse our articles so you know wha we ’bout. If Groundation sounds like it is the space for you, start thinking about your ideas for contributions.” Then

  • Email us at groundationgrenada@gmail.com
  • Tell us a little bit about yourself. Also share what you might be interested in contributing and why.  (200 – 300 words)
  • Please include a sample of your writing and/or creative work. (If available)

Read Become A Groundation Writer.  FULL Writers’ guidelines are HERE!

NB. Bonus! Work that has been previously published CAN be accepted but let the Editor know first.

Editor: Malaika Brooks-Smith-Lowe

Seawoman’s 2 cents: The Editor responds quickly.  I was honoured to have my poem “A Day In The Life Of Jessamy” (inspired by Grenadian visual artist Susan Mains’ painting ‘Team Work‘) published there.

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Sandra Sealy is Principal Consultant & Writer for Seawoman Creative Media - seawomancreativmedia.co 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 Ezine.com; 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 Ejazznews.com. Listen to Seawoman's acclaimed 2-track music set by clicking on the link below. You can read samples of Sandra's work at Contently.com

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5 comments on “Groundation Grenada (blog)
  1. Helpful information. Fortunate me I discovered your web site by accident,
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  2. Susan Malter says:

    Great blog. I just wanted to say thank you.

    • seawoman says:

      Hi Susan:

      You are VERY welcome!

      Thanks so much for your feedback. I’d love to know how you found Seawoman. What opps or areas of writing here in particular pique your interest?

      Look forward to having you come back and…very hot off the press, stay tuned for my new VLOG “Writing In Sand”. 🙂

      Yours creatively,
      Seawoman

      • Susan Malter says:

        I have written a novel for the first time. In the process of figuring out what to do with it, or where to go with it, I started reading blogs about the literary world. I am astounded at the richness of conversation in blogs. I had thought that the internet was really just about sex and shopping.

        Seawoman was listed as a favorite blog on one of the first blogs I visited. My first language is English, and my quality of communication skill drops significantly when I go to a second language, so I wanted to find writers in English from other parts of the world. I live in the United States. I think that a Liberian woman may have referred to you.

        When I revisit the place that led me to you, I will come back and tell you where I was.

        What piques my interest? I love your list of tools for writers.

        I like that you have made writers aware of other writers and that you are part of a sharing community. I am still struck by the magical quality of the interaction. I will get used to it and forget but not yet.

  3. Groundation Grenada Action Collective says:

    Sandra,
    Thank you so much for sharing this with your readers. It is an honor to be ranked among the other dynamic resources that you are compiling here. It is wonderful that there is a community of blogs developing to nurture the creative minds of the Caribbean and diaspora but also to share our voices with the broader global community. Keep up the incredible work!

    Blessings & love for the New Year!

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