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The Caribbean Writer Seeks Submissions


Nov. 7, 2006 – The Caribbean Writer, a literary anthology published by the University of the Virgin Islands, is currently seeking submissions for its 21st issue. As usual, the Caribbean should be central to the work or the work should reflect a Caribbean heritage, experience or perspective. Writers are encouraged to submit poems, short stories, personal essays and one-act plays. Only previously unpublished work will be considered. (If self-published, give details.) Writers should include brief biographical information and put name, address, telephone number, e-mail address (if any) and title of manuscript on a separate sheet of paper. Only the title should appear on the manuscript.
Special Sections for Volume 21 include:
1)Caribbean Cultural Critique: Articles on aspects of Caribbean culture, essays assessing the genre and its practitioners, and interviews.
2)Francophone Caribbean Poetry and Prose: verse, short fiction, personal essays or interviews (English renderings in each genre).
All submissions are eligible for the following prizes: The Canute A. Brodhurst Prize for best short story; The Daily News Prize for best poetry; The David Hough Literary Prize to a Caribbean author; The Marguerite Cobb-McKay Prize to a Virgin Island author; and The Charlotte and Isidor Paiewonsky Prize for first time publication in the anthology.
Mail submissions to The Caribbean Writer, University of the Virgin Islands, RR 1, Box 10,000 Kingshill, St. Croix, USVI 00850-9781; or submit electronically to [email protected] or [email protected] All submissions must be postmarked by Nov. 30.
For more information, visit www.TheCaribbeanWriter.com or call 692-4152.


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