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'The Caribbean Writer' Asking for Submissions

Nov. 3, 2008 – "The Caribbean Writer" is calling for submissions to its 23rd edition. The deadline for submissions is Nov. 30. 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 or one-act plays. Only previously unpublished work will be considered. (If self-published, give details.) Include brief biographical information and put name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and title of manuscript on a separate sheet of paper. Only the title should appear on the manuscript.
All submissions are eligible for the following prizes: The Canuet 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 magazine.
Mail submissions to: The Caribbean Writer, University of the Virgin Islands, RR 1, Box 10,000, Kingshill, St. Croix, V.I. 00850-9781 or submit electronically to submit@the caribbeanwriter.org. Electronic submissions should be sent as attached Microsoft Word or RTF documents. Please do not submit in the body of an e-mail.
For more information, visit www.TheCaribbeanWriter.org or call 692-4152.

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