Decolonial Passage Literary Journal

First issue for Decolonial Passage (June 2021) will focus on Migration and Movement. They seek unpublished essays, creative nonfiction, short stories, flash fiction, and poems. Opp for visual art & photography too.

2019 NIFCA Literary Arts Form (Barbados)

The National Independence Festival of Creative Arts #NIFCA Literary Arts 2018 forms are available!  This annual #artsfestival taking place in the last quarter of the year, is organized by the National Cultural Foundation of Barbados. Eligibility: Bajan Citizens globally and legal residents of Barbados.

2018 NIFCA Literary Arts Form (Barbados)

The National Independence Festival of Creative Arts #NIFCA Literary Arts 2018 forms are available!  This annual #artsfestival taking place in the last quarter of the year, is organized by the National Cultural Foundation of Barbados. Eligibility: Bajan Citizens globally and legal residents of Barbados.

POUi XIX: Cave Hill Journal Of Creative Writing (UWI)

POUi XIX (19) – Cave Hill Journal of Creative Writing – seeks unpublished submissions of poetry and prose for the December 2018 issue. 

Carifesta XIII 2017 (Barbados)

For Carifesta XIII 2017, Barbados will play host to the roving, multi-disciplinary festival, for the first time since 1981 – from Thursday, August 17 – Sunday, August 27, 2017.

No Extra Words (USA)

“No Extra Words” is an audio anthology seeking “submissions by any #flashfiction author.” It is a “podcast of great English language short stories under 2,000 words. Stories come from all over the world.

Omemana: speculative fiction (African e-mag)

Omemana is a brand new speculative fiction e-magazine seeking art and unpublished prose submissions from writers from Africa and the African Diaspora – with “original ideas, excellent writing and a strong emotional core.” What are they seeking? Stories and art must be speculative fiction (Fantasy, Science Fiction,Horror or Magical Realism) and must involve characters, settings or themes directly related to […]

Cultural Weekly Annual Poetry Contest (ezine)

Cultural Weekly is a digital magazine – “a hyper-curated and eclectic mix to stimulate your cultural passions,” which posts late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning, depending on your time zone.  Over the past three years, Cultural Weekly has become one of the premiere places where poets share their work, and poetry-lovers share their comments. Cultural Weekly’s […]

2014 Alice Yard Prize for Art Writing (Trinidad)

The Alice Yard Prize for Art Writing, inaugurated in 2014, is an annual award for an original unpublished piece of critical writing on contemporary Caribbean art by a Caribbean writer aged 35 or under. Established by Alice Yard, the prize aims to encourage new writing on Caribbean art and artists, and to identify emerging voices in […]

One Story (US)

One Story is a literary magazine that contains, simply, one story. Approximately every three-four weeks, subscribers are sent One Story in the mail or on their digital devices. They are seeking unpublished stories from around the world  and can be of any style and on any subject as long as they are good and “leave readers feeling satisfied and […]

Caribbean Christmas Anthology (St. Kitts)

Caribbean Christmas Anthology – a collection of Christmas stories for children will be produced by CaribbeanReads and Jaxon Photography. It will also feature crafts and artwork from Caribbean artists.  You can submit submissions of art, poetry, and short stories. The book is intended to delight readers with tales of the holiday spirit, traditions, and values in the Caribbean islands, and […]

Writing The Walls Down (USA)

“Writing the Walls Down is a multi-genre anthology that will explore the physical and metaphorical significance of walls in the lives of LGBTQ people, in both external landscapes and in internal emotional and imaginal landscapes.” NB. Work must be UNPUBLISHED. Poetry: up to 10 pages Prose/Memoir/Fiction/Essays: double spaced up to 20 pages Visual Art/Comics: 6pgs […]

Caribbean Vistas Journal (US)

Caribbean Vistas Journal, a bi-annual literary publication, invites unpublished contributions on artistic, cultural, and literary topics as well as essays on interdisciplinary studies from the Anglophone, Francophone, and Hispanophone cultural traditions. .  (See prior post from 2012.) Submissions will be reviewed by an Editorial Board, including Dr. Allen-Williams, Founding Editor and Dr. Kwame Dawes, Poetry Editor. Deadline: June 30th […]