Seawoman Chronicles: The Podcast – Now Launched!

Seawoman Chronicles: The Podcast with host, Sandra Sealy is launched! “Tools, news and interviews about and for writers of the Caribbean and beyond”
Award-winning Caribbean writer Sandra Sealy, takes her blog Seawoman’s Caribbean Writing to its next iteration, Seawoman Chronicles – The Podcast. The host and spoken-word artist is Founder of Caribbean Writers on Facebook (1830+ global members). Download episodes from Spotify and other podcast platforms.
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World Poetry Day 2021

by Sandra Sealy **Post World Poetry Day – Video Link For Session Available HERE! #WorldPoetryDay2021 as declared by UNESCO is this Sunday, March 21st. Imagine that Caribbean Writers, the official Facebook presence for this blog – is more than thriving. It’s truly its own entity. I thought, for the members of this amazing online fam I […]

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.

“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.

Surveys for Caribbean Writers (Reblog)

Originally posted on Wadadli Pen:
I just spent some time filling out these two surveys targeted at Caribbean writers and I think you should too – because this kind of research if harnessed correctly can bring about the kind of growth we want to see in the industry. This one is by Anansesem and is targeted…

Bim Lit Fest 2014 Programme

 BIM LITERARY FESTIVAL & BOOK FAIR 15-17 MAY, 2014  PROGRAMME   THEME – CROSSINGS: BREAKING BORDERS Venue: Festival Tent, Independence Square (unless otherwise stated) Thursday       7.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m.   Opening Ceremony: Walcott-Warner Theatre, The May 15 Errol Barrow Centre, UWI, Cave Hill Campus. Madre of Ceremony: Icil Phillips Friday May 16   10.00 a.m. […]

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 […]

Nature Island Literary Festival & Book Fair (Dominica)

 Nature Island Literary Festival & Book Fair began in 2008 and is a registered non-profit organisation. “Its purpose is not only to showcase recognised regional talent, but also to encourage new talent and publicise the work of local and Caribbean writers and poets”, as well as promoting reading, increase interest in literature and demonstrate that the […]

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), […]

Seawoman’s 2012 In Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. In October 2012, Seawoman got re-ignited and revamped the look and feel of this blog.  It took 36 hours but the hard work paid off. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. Seawoman’s Caribbean Writing Opps got […]

Caribbean Writers Salon (online group)

Caribbean Literary Salon created and moderated by Anouska Kock of Aruba, “is a network for people who enjoy books about the Caribbean and works by Caribbean authors. It is a place to discuss the West Indian literary field, share stories, news, insights, to connect and make friends.” As a member of Caribbean Literary Salon, you […]

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 […]

BIM: Arts for the 21st Century (UWI Barbados)

BIM: Arts for the 21st Century (scroll down to publications) is published twice annually by the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination, the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados, in collaboration with the Office of the Prime Minister, Government of Barbados. BIM accepts submissions that focus on literary, artistic and other cultural expressions […]

Calabash: A Journal of Caribbean Arts and Letters (NYU)

Calabash: A Journal of Caribbean Arts and Letters Graduate Program in Spanish & Portuguese Languages & Literatures New York University 19 University Place New York, N.Y. 10003 U.S.A. Phone: (212) 992-9599 E-mail: Calabash_journal@hotmail.com Calabash considers submissions from August through September and from January through April, each year. NB. The preferred way to receive submissions are […]