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Caribbean Vistas Journal, a bi-annual literary publication, invites unpublished contributions on artistic, cultural, and literary topics as well as essays on interdisciplinary studies from the Anglophone, Francophone, and Hispanophone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), […]