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Pulitzer Center Announces 2020 Poetry Contest: ‘Fighting Words’

All K-12 students are eligible to compete in the contest (U.S. and abroad). There are prizes worth up to $100 as well as publication and performance opportunities.

VI Council on the Arts Closes Its Offices

Due to the nature of the COVID-19 virus, the Virgin Islands Council on the Arts' St. Thomas and St. Croix offices will be unavailable

The Caribbean Writer Renews Call for Submissions for Volume 35

The Caribbean Writer (TCW), a refereed, international journal published by the University of the Virgin Islands, continues to mourn the recent passing of its esteemed founding editorial board member, Barbadian poet and author Kamau Brathwaite.

V.I. Literary Festival/ Book Fair Postponed Because of COVID-19

UVI will host the 2020 conference on St. Croix from April 1 – 4 under the theme, “Shifting the Geography of Reason XVII: Dignity Power and Place in the Caribbean” -- a VI Lit Fest/CPA collaborative theme that will be reflected in the presentations.

Chamber of Commerce Postpones Excellence in Business Gala

The St. Croix Chamber of Commerce feels that an abundance of caution is warranted in discouraging mass gatherings to prevent an outbreak.
Albert Bryan

Governor Issues Proclamations to Commemorate Virgin Islands History Month

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. has issued three proclamations to commemorate V.I. History Month, Social Work Month and Consumer Protection Week.

Office of Disaster Recovery to Launch New TV Show March 12

This 30-minute television production, hosted by Emmanuella Perez-Cassius, was created to provide viewers with the most recent developments in the Office of Disaster Recovery's five priority areas.

Andrews Elementary 6th Graders Win Scriptwriting Competition; WTJX to Produce Script in May

Ten students in Dahlia Knowles 6th grade English Language Arts classes at Alfredo Andrews Elementary School are the winners of the Sarah & Addie Scriptwriting Competition, hosted by the DOE's Division of Virgin Islands Cultural Education.

STX Hip Hop Artists’ Track Joins Album at No. 24 on Billboard Charts

St. Croix-based hip-hop artists Kapo Di’kaprio and Zeeno Da Boss are featured on a track on a compilation album that debuted on the Billboard Chart at No. 24 in February; an accomplishment most musicians only dream of.

Women’s Coalition of STX Partners With LUNAFEST Film Festival

The Women’s Coalition of St. Croix’s major fundraiser will provide women and young filmmakers with a safe space to share their unique visions as storytellers and raise awareness on issues important to everyone.

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