“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…

“Black Knight” – Winston Farrell (Barbados)

Watch dynamic Winston Farrell as he performs his classic spoken-word/ dub chant piece “Black Knight”. Yes, the rhythm is catchy but listen to the powerful message in the poem! Award-winning author & poet, pioneering Bajan spoken-word artist, theatre development specialist, producer and all-round cultural activist (we could go on…believe me!) Winston Farrell, is a consummate […]

Living In A Writing Whirl – Naysayers

An honest message about detractors. Find this quote on “Writing Muscle” and “Inspire-ay-shun” Boards. Feel free to Pin and share! For more quotes and inspiration like this, follow Seawoman’s Boards on Pinterest.com.

2014 Downloadable NIFCA Literary Arts Form (Barbados)

The National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) Literary Arts 2014 forms are available!  This Arts Festival taking place in the last quarter of the year, is organized by the National Cultural Foundation of Barbados. Download the  2014 NIFCA Literary Arts Rules and Entry Form (1)! Eligibility: Citizens and legal residents of Barbados.  Barbadians from […]

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. […]

BimLitFest 2014 (Barbados)

#BimLItFest 2014 – bi-annual literary festival in Barbados with a weekend of workshops, readings and more for adults AND children – May 15 – 17th 2014-  in Bridgetown the capital. FEE: Some workshops and activities are free and others are a nominal fee of about US$18.  Follow social meda and website for most up-to-date info. […]

Caribbean Christmas Anthology (St. Kitts)

Caribbean Christmas Anthology – a collection of Christmas stories for children will be produced by CaribbeanReads and Jaxon Photography. It will also feature crafts and artwork from Caribbean artists.  You can submit submissions of art, poetry, and short stories. The book is intended to delight readers with tales of the holiday spirit, traditions, and values in the Caribbean islands, and […]

Caribbean Vistas Journal (US)

Caribbean Vistas Journal, a bi-annual literary publication, invites unpublished contributions on artistic, cultural, and literary topics as well as essays on interdisciplinary studies from the Anglophone, Francophone, and Hispanophone cultural traditions. .  (See prior post from 2012.) Submissions will be reviewed by an Editorial Board, including Dr. Allen-Williams, Founding Editor and Dr. Kwame Dawes, Poetry Editor. Deadline: June 30th […]

11th Annual St. Martin Bookfair (St. Martin)

The 11th Annual St. Martin Bookfair (founded in 2003) is presented by Conscious Lyrics Foundation and House of Nehesi Publishers in collaboration with the St. Maarten Tourist Bureau, and the University of St. Martin. Events including book launches, a cultural evening and workshops, take place from Thursday May 30th to Saturday June 1st 2013.  St. Martin Writer Randall Robinson, will […]

2013 Downloadable NIFCA Literary Arts Form (Barbados)

The National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) Literary Arts 2013 forms are available!  This Arts Festival taking place in the last quarter of the year, is organized by the National Cultural Foundation of Barbados. Download the  NIFCA Lit Arts 2013 Rules! Eligibility: Citizens and legal residents of Barbados.  Barbadians from around the WORLD may […]

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 […]

Senseisha: Memoirs Of The Caribbean Woman (Barbados)

Sen-sei-sha [sen- say-shuh] n.  1. a sensual Empress 2. a woman of wisdom 3. a woman in control of her sensuality   Origin: 2013, island of Barbados,  <Latin equivalent to sēnsu, stem of sēnsus> **Now available on Amazon! Senseisha: Memoirs of A Caribbean Woman  is a groundbreaking anthology seeking creative, non-fiction stories embracing the Caribbean female sexual experience.  It is a […]

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 […]