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.

Kindle Storyteller Book Contest 2017 (UK)

About to publish on Amazon Kindle? There’s a £20,000 grand prize open to authors of fiction and non fiction.

It’s Our Blogaversary!

The #seawomanblogaversary -April 10th 2017 – It’s the start of an online celebration recognizing 10 years of blogging for Seawoman’s Caribbean Writing Opps! Can you imagine? AND in the same month as #WorldBookDay and #CopyrightDay on April 23rd!

CaribbeanTales Intl Film Festival 2017 (Canada)

It takes a village of dreamers to make a film: directors, actors, technical, producers, editors, make up artists, set & location design, costuming, catering and of course, screenwriters. If you’re a filmmaker, enter the Caribbean Tales Festival – for emerging and established #filmmakers of the #caribbeandiaspora.

Dundee International Book Prize 2017 (UK)

re you an UNPUBLISHED (not self-published unless via Kindle or Ebook) writer with a novel manuscript ready to go?

Then it would be worth entering the Dundee International Book Prize 2017 – even though the deadline is Monday, March 13th by Midnight (GMT)

2014 Downloadable NIFCA Literary Arts Form (Barbados)

The National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) Literary Arts 2014 forms are available!  This Arts Festival taking place in the last quarter of the year, is organized by the National Cultural Foundation of Barbados. Download the  2014 NIFCA Literary Arts Rules and Entry Form (1)! Eligibility: Citizens and legal residents of Barbados.  Barbadians from […]

The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award 2015 (UK)

Launched in 2009 by Lord Matthew Evans, The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award is an international prize for a single short story – recognising the finest writers from around the globe. The prize has an immensely rich heritage, with some of the finest writers from America, Britain, Ireland and the Commonwealth appearing on its longlists […]

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 […]

Writing Contest for Bloggers and Reporters

The Writing Contest for Bloggers and Reporters is a great opp to find talent. Alexis Grant’s company which manages a handful of blogs, needs people to write for them – and they are willing to pay for reported blog posts. Fee: Winners US$75/ per post for 3 winners on a selected topic AND  if “we choose to […]

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 […]

Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest (USA)

The Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest – now in its 13th year – is open to writers of all nations. However, the works you submit should be in English. If you have written a work in another language, you may submit an English translation.  Prizes: First Prize, USD$1,000; Honorable Mentions, 10 awards of USD$100 each Entry […]

2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize (UK)

The 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize: winners are awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction (2000 – 5000 words) in English. Submissions must be made by the author of the short story. PRIZES: There will be five winners, one from each region, covering the Commonwealth regions of 1. Africa, 2. Asia, 3. Canada and […]