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.

National Cultural Foundation Crop Over Calendar 2018

“Making Memories” is the theme for the 2018 #cropoverfestival, co-ordinated by the National Cultural Foundation. See the calendar for Barbados’ premier summer festival.

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.

No Extra Words (USA)

“No Extra Words” is an audio anthology seeking “submissions by any #flashfiction author.” It is a “podcast of great English language short stories under 2,000 words. Stories come from all over the world.

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!

The Creative Future Workshop – BCIDA (Barbados)

The Barbados Cultural Industries Development Authority #BCIDA will be hosting a (1) one-day workshop entitled “THE CREATIVE FUTURE: #creativeindustries As The New Engine Of Barbadian Prosperity”
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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