The Caribbean Writer is an international literary anthology with a Caribbean focus. The Caribbean should be central to the work, or the work should reflect a Caribbean heritage, experience or perspective.Submit poems (5 maximum), short stories, personal essays, (2 maximum not to exceed 15 pages each), and one-act plays. Only previously unpublished work will be accepted. (If self-published, give details). Follow this procedure for submissions: Put title, name, address and other contact information on separate sheet. Title only should be on manuscript. Include brief biographical information and mention previous publications, if any. Type (double-spaced) all manuscripts.All submissions are eligible for the following 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 an author residing in the Caribbean ($500)
The Marguerite Cobb McKay prize to a Virgin Islands author ($200)
The Charlotte & Isidor Paiewonsky prize for first-time publication ($200)
Please note that manuscripts will not be returned unless accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope.
Authors of accepted work will be notified.
Book Reviews – Persons interested in reviewing books should contact the editor indicating areas of expertise. Include sample reviews if possible.
Please mail submissions to:
The Caribbean Writer
University of the Virgin Islands
RR 1 Box 10000
Kingshill VI 00850-9781
Next submission deadline is November 30, 2007
Above Guidelines are online.
The Caribbean Writer website
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