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.
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Omemana is a brand new speculative fiction e-magazine seeking art and unpublished prose submissions from writers from Africa and the African Diaspora – with “original ideas, excellent writing and a strong emotional core.”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 […]
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 […]
“Writing In Sand” VLOG (video log) is an extension of this blog, Seawoman’s Caribbean Writing Opps – where you’ll find tools, publishing opportunities and more for international writers. It’s also a ready link to contemporary & established Caribbean writers. Expect tips, interviews and provocative discussion from this 21st century professional writer “living in her writing whirl” […]
Click HERE to see him perform “Improv” in Boston. Bajan poet Robert R. Gibson – known to me personally as “De Luuuv Man” (as a member of VOICES: Barbados Writers’ Collective) and one of my writing protégés, but now familiarly called “PassionPoet or Passion, for short” – has grown as a writer. Here, as this performance poet spreads his […]
FutureCycle Press is now open to unpublished submissions for the special anthology, Malala, in honour of education & women’s rights activist Malala Yousafzai, co-edited by Joseph Hutchison and Andrea Watson. They welcome work from international writers but require the pieces to be in English. “For the Malala anthology, we will consider translations of poems written in other languages […]
“Mask” is spoken-word by award-winning Trinidadian poet & producer Paula Obe. This haunting and sensual melody – with Paula on acoustic guitar – is one of my personal favourites from her album “Afterbirth”. Her work has been anthologised internationally and she has been constant in advancing the cause of other Caribbean women writers. This writer & […]
A small Clip of Bajan Poet Dj Simmons at the launch of his new spoken word album. This award-winning writer has performed on numerous stages and is a co-founder of the electric Iron Sharpen Iron group – promoting dynamic spoken word/music shows in Barbados
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