Read-In Radio (Barbados)

Image READ-IN Radio is an evolution of the bi-monthly parish-by-parish community READ-In sessions by the Literary Arts desk of the National Cultural Foundation of Barbados.

According to Cultural Officer, Literary Arts – Ayesha Gibson-Gill, “READ IN! RADIO’s FIRST episode will air this SUNDAY April 28th 2013! Listen out Read In Radio every final Sunday of the month on Q100.7 FM at 1:30 PM and 98.1 The One at 7 PM, repeated on Wednesday on 94.7 FM at 5:45 PM and Q100.7 FM at 7:45 PM.

Also, our ‘virtual open mic’ WORDS of ART, is NOW OPEN for submissions for our MAY episode.”


  • Open to all writers from Barbados and the Caribbean
  • The selection of pieces is made by the NCF.
  • Segment is 2 minutes long, therefore ensure your choice of entries (pieces and excerpts) meet this time
  • Submissions to be made via email to: with the subject WORDS OF ART and the current month, E.G WORDS OF ART May
  •  Remember to add your name, contact information, and a few words on yourself along with the submitted work.
  • Work must be “radio-friendly”…

In other words, as Ayesha expressed so aptly: that is, if it’s brilliant but you cussing a blue streak…don’t expect to hear it on the people dem radiuh!”



Ayesha Gibson-Gill

Cultural Officer, Literary Arts

*Seawoman’s 2 cents – EXCELLENT and novel opp. to promote yourself as a writer and your work.




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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