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Submissions Call for 24th Issue of The Caribbean Writer

The Caribbean Writer has announced a submissions call for its 24th edition. Besides the usual poetry, short fiction and personal essays, critical articles and insights on Trevor Rhone and Wayne Brown are specifically being sought for a special section. The deadline for submissions is Nov. 30, 2009.

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 Only previously unpublished work will be considered.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.) Include brief biographical information and put name, address, telephone number, email 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 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 Caribbean Writer.

Mail submissions to The Caribbean Writer, University of the Virgin Islands, RR 1, Box 10,000, Kingshill St. Croix, VI 00850-9781 or submit electronically to Electronic submissions should be sent as attached Microsoft Word or RTF documents. Please do not include submissions in body of email.

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