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‘The Great WAPA Migration,’ A Poem by Filippo Cassinelli

The Source Arts & Literature section highlights the work of our creative readers. All visual artists and creative writers are encouraged to share with us new works.

Caribbean Magazine Plus Launches ‘Signs of the Sun’ Poetry Book

The book is a compilation of a selection of poems from the CMP 2021 Poetry Contest. CMP fielded poets from Trinidad and Tobago, The Bahamas, Jamaica, Barbados, Cuba, Honduras, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Guyana, Canada, the USVI and the BVI, just to name a few.

Poem by DaraMonifah Cooper: “Final Preparations”

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The Caribbean Writer Announces Volume 35 Prize Winners

“The Caribbean Writer” is pleased to announce the prize winners for Volume 35 which is  themed: “Diasporic Rhythms: Interrogating the Past Imagining a Future.”

St. John Author Introduces ‘Abbey the Ant’ at Book Signing

When single mother Shatik Stephens found herself stricken with Covid-19 and on the tough end of a layoff notice, she said she wondered where life would lead her next. The answer came quickly in the form of a writing enterprise serving young readers. On Saturday, former St. John Festival Queen Stephens sat down to a table in Mongoose Junctions to sign copies of her latest children's book.

Virgin Islands Council on the Arts Extends Applying for American Rescue Plan Grant

Eligible art organizations must have been in existence and active in the V.I. for a minimum of two years at the time of application and other requirements.

CFVI Announces $200,000 Available in NEH Grants for Humanities Funding

Grants of up to $20,000 are available to facilitate the recovery of humanities organizations and humanities programming from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Caribbean Writer Calls for Creative Artwork for Volume 36 by Dec. 31

The Caribbean Writer has issued a call for artwork submissions to grace the cover and interior sections of volume 36 under the 2021 theme: “Disruption, Disguise and Illuminations.”

VI Council on the Arts Opens Annual Applications for Grants Online

Eligible individuals and organizations include those whose programming are V.I. based and those who have been in existence in the V.I. for a minimum of two years.

‘Social Isolation’ Poem by Sandra C. Bradley

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The Caribbean Writer Calls for Creative Work and Artwork for Volume 36

The Caribbean Writer (TCW) has issued a call for submissions for Volume 36 under the 2021 theme: “Disruption, Disguise and Illuminations.” Writers are invited to offer for consideration creative works exploring this theme in its widest permutations.

“Inscription at Drake’s Seat” Poem By Filippo Cassinelli

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“Crossing” Poem By Filippo Cassinelli

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Poem “Dear Derek” by Sandra C. Bradley

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VI Council on the Arts Secures New Funding for Creative Aging Program

Virgin Islands Council on the Arts secured $23,000 for its project “Seniors Staying Connected.”

Tiphanie Yanique’s New Novel Is ‘Monster in the Middle’

Tiphanie Yanique’s new novel, “Monster in the Middle,” takes the reader on a generational love journey that spans some of America’s most perilous moments.

Virtual Memorial to Celebrate Timothy Graphenreed Held Feb. 28

Tony winners Lillias White, Phylicia Rashad, George Faison, Emmy/Golden Globe winner S. Epatha Merkerson and others will celebrate Broadway’s Timothy Graphenreed.

V.I. Curator and Arts Advocate Launches Online Archive

This online archive seeks to support artists in archiving, preserving and making accessible – virtually and to the public – U.S. Virgin Islands visual and literary artistic responses to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Poem by Dr. Joseph DeJames

It seems like despite what we knew, the Red and the Blue / Are not the colors we thought occupied, with others, the crayon box.

MLK Day Poem By DaraMonifah Cooper

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