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.

Amazon Kindle Singles (Internet)

Amazon Kindle Singles is the hottest way to make money from your unpublished short fiction or non-fiction and e-books. A Kindle Single can be on any topic. So far we’ve posted fiction, essays, memoirs, reporting, personal narratives, and profiles, and we’re expanding our selection every week. We’re looking for high-quality writing, fresh and original ideas, […]

Caribbean Literature Action Group (CaribLit)

CaribLit provides news, information and resources for  Caribbean Publishing. The Caribbean Literature Action Group (CALAG) is a working group of Caribbean writers, publishers, academics, festival coordinators and other persons from the literary sphere, with a shared interest in promoting Caribbean writing and publishing. The Caribbean Literature Action Group meeting in April 2012 was convened by […]

Kingston Book Festival 2013 (Jamaica)

Kingston Book Festival 2013 taking place March 2-10 , is the place to be next month in the Caribbean litscape. Expect exhibits, performances and giveaways at this event co-ordinated by the Book Industry Association of Jamaica.  Click HERE for the Exhibitor Registration Form. Among the many featured writers, include food enthusiast and blogger Cynthia Nelson (Guyana/Barbados), […]

2013 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize (UK)

The Commonwealth Writers Prize  is one of the most prestigious international writing competitions for prose, co-ordinated  by the Commonwealth Foundation and the official opening date for entries is October 24th 2012 (You can also get reminders by following them on Facebook.) The inserted video features winners of the 2012 Regional Commonwealth Writers’ prize.  Congrats to […]

Caribbean Chapters Publishing (Barbados)

Caribbean Chapters is a small (and excellent) publisher based in Barbados.  They “seek out impactful stories about Caribbean life. Caribbean people are unique, colourful, interesting and energetic. Their ancestries and ethnicities are very diverse and they share a rich and turbulent history.” They offer copy-editing, style and structural editing, story editing, ghost writing, book jacket and […]

Fledgling Press (Scotland)

Fledgling Press is an online bookstore which also specialises in publishing new authors. The Publisher advises that they do accept work from international authors, including the Caribbean.  At the moment they publish: Poetry and short story collections Autobiography History novels Rights: Authors retain full copyright and control of their own work, and can ask for […]

She Sex Anthology (Trinidad)

Bamboo Talk Press is putting out a call for Caribbean women writers for their forthcoming anthology, “She Sex” “which examines Caribbean women’s views on sexuality as it pertains to religion, race, age, family, culture and sexual orientation.”  This small Caribbean press’ aim is to highlight women living in the Caribbean and Caribbean Diaspora. They want […]

IFRRO and Getting $$ from Copyrighting Your Work

The International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organization (IFRRO) seeks to protect your work as a creator – whether as a publisher, writer, photographer, visual or graphic artist. As long as your work has been published – (not necessarily as a body of work, even just included in a publication – newspaper, magazine, journal, ezine etc.) […]

Soho Press (USA)

Soho Press primarily publishes fiction, with the occasional autobiography or cultural historical account. Completed manuscripts should be 60,000 words or more. While much of the published works arrive here through agents, they place a high priority on publishing quality unsolicited materials from new writers. Though eager to accept a wide range of literary fiction, they […]

Black Rose Writing (USA)

Black Rose Writing publishes 10-20 titles per year. Established in 2006, Black Rose Writing publishes nonfiction, fiction and poetry titles. The editors say, “Black Rose Writing prefers clean, edited work that requires only minor editing checks. We believe the writer should take great pride in their work, and truly look through their manuscript before submitting […]

Susan Yearwood Literary Agency

Susan Yearwood Literary Agency (SYLA) Susan Yearwood is a professional literary agent from London, England with Bajan roots making worldwide connections.  She is open, warm and utterly professional.  Above everything, she seeks quality. The writers of the VOICES: Barbados Writers’ Collectivehad the distinct pleasure of meeting her at our meeting on Friday, August 31st 2007.  If […]

Black Velvet Seductions

Black Velvet Seductions is searching for work from both new and established authors. The majority of the work currently under contract is authored by authors who were previously unpublished in book length fiction. publish some very traditional romance novels but they also publish books that push boundaries and explore love and sex in unique ways. […]

Cookbook Publishing

 Cookbook Publishing – The Basic Ingredients and the Secrets to Success **An intriguing market! Denise Hamilton offers advice that all of us should think about in any genre: “…take some time to thoroughly research the why and what you are writing about, who you are writing for and when is the best time to launch your […]

The Independent Press

The Independent Press is committed to providing “writers of quality with the best outlets possible for their works”. This Publisher is represented in Montreal/Bridgetown/London and has published the work of Bajan-Canadian Robert Sandiford and Vincentian Carolle Bourne. Visit the website for the publishing schedule and to request guidelines.