‘The Caribbean Writer – Volume 29’ will your Art or Story be in it?

The Caribbean Writer, an international, refereed, literary journal with a Caribbean focus, is announcing a submission call for its 29th edition. Issues unique to the Caribbean should be central to the work, or the work should reflect a Caribbean heritage, experience, or perspective.

Besides the usual poetry, short fiction and essays, Volume 29 will highlight contradictions and ambiguities in the Caribbean space; therefore, we additionally welcome interviews, personal narratives, one act plays highlighting this theme.

For more information, visit www.TheCaribbeanWriter.org or email info@thecaribbeanwriter.org

For more information, visit www.TheCaribbeanWriter.org or email info@thecaribbeanwriter.org

Individuals are encouraged to submit poems (5 maximum), short stories and personal essays on general topics and also on the Caribbean musicians and visual artists theme. One-act plays will also be accepted. Only previously unpublished work will be considered. (If self-published, give details.) Include brief biographical information and list all contact information plus title of manuscript on a separate page. Only the title should appear on the manuscript.

All submissions are eligible for these prizes: The Daily News Prize for best poetry ($300), The Canute A. Brodhurst Prize for best short fiction ($400), The David Hough Literary Prize to a Caribbean author ($500), The Marguerite Cobb McKay Prize to a Virgin Islands author ($200), The Charlotte & Isidor Paiewonsky Prize for first-time publication ($250), and The Cecile deJongh Literary Prize to an author whose work best expresses the spirit of the Caribbean ($500).

Email submissions to submit@thecaribbeanwriter.org as attached Word or RTF files OR submit via the “Submissions” page at www.thecaribbeanwriter.org. Submissions may also be mailed to: The Caribbean Writer, University of the Virgin Islands, RR 1, Box 10,000, Kingshill St. Croix, VI 00850-9781. Include SASE for response. Submission deadline is December 30, 2014.

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