“Garvey’s Ghost” – Geoffrey Philp (Jamaica/ US)

Geoffrey Philp, is a Jamaican/ American writer, lecturer, author and Caribbean cultural treasure. His latest book is “Garvey’s Ghost – published by Carlong Publishers & also available on BookFusion.

Writing Prompt – Day For Dad

“For me, a #father supplies sperm and his part of the chromosomes necessary for life. But a #dad? He gives of his time & wisdom, while nurturing forever memories and life lessons with his heart.”
-Sandra Sealy

Saluting Caribbean Children’s Authors #ICBD April 2

International Children’s Book Day… is wonderful – pausing to consider how books influence young minds and the celebration of their creators. But then, it also made me also think about the under-representation of the creative children’s authors, writers, storytellers, poets and illustrators the Caribbean when observing this day.

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!

What Are You Doing For World Poetry Day? March 21

So what are YOU doing for #WorldPoetryDay? As proclaimed by UNESCO, World Poetry Day is observed every March 21st since 1999. One of the main objectives is to “support linguistic diversity through poetic expression and to offer endangered languages the opportunity to be heard within their communities.” READ MORE

Bold Enough To Celebrate Creativity

“How did I celebrate International Women’s Day 2017?

I started with visiting the website to see what was happening this year and how I could participate meaningfully.”

Origins of Thesaurus Day (January 18th)

Origins of Thesaurus Day  by Sandra Sealy #ThesaurusDay is Jan 18th, celebrating the birthday of Roget’s Thesaurus author, Peter Mark Roget born on 1779 in London, the son of Rev. John Roget, a Swiss clergyman. He began to study medicine from the age of 14 at Edinburgh University and was also , famous for his investigation of […]