tongues of the ocean
is an innovative online literary journal of Bahamian, Caribbean and related writing started in 2010. They accept poetry, spoken-word, prose including writer reviews, short stories and flash fiction. The sections are:
- writers on writers – writers talk about the work of another writer.
- bredren and sistren – section for Caribbean and Southern US writers, for West Africans – for our siblings and cousins in the diaspora, and for our spiritual kin around the world. catch a fire – in every issue we’ll include a section inspired by word prompts, which we’ll post with the call for submissions. (See the site for the next deadline.)
Payment: While there is no payment to contributors, well worth your time to build your writing credits, especially considering the stellar list of Caribbean writers published here.
Previously published and simultaneous submissions are accepted but read full submission guides first HERE
Editor-in-chief: Nicolette Bethel
Spoken Word: Nadine Thomas-Brown
Prose: Sonia Farmer