The Caribbean Writer calls for artists

por: Editor Conboca

The Caribbean Writer is currently soliciting colorful, eye-catching, Caribbean artwork for the cover of its upcoming issue, Volume 27. This volume of the celebrated journal will be dedicated to Caribbean Musicians and Visual Artists. The Caribbean Writer (TCW) – The Literary Gem of the Caribbean – is an international, refereed, literary journal with a Caribbean focus, founded in 1986 and published annually by the University of the Virgin Islands.

Our mission is to publish quality writing by established and emerging writers that reflects the culture of the Caribbean, promote and foster a strong literary tradition, and serve as an institute for the development of emerging writers throughout the Caribbean.

The Caribbean Writer features new and exciting voices from the region, and beyond that explore the diverse and multi-ethnic culture in poetry, short fiction, personal essays, creative non-fiction, and plays. Social, cultural, economic and sometimes controversial issues are also explored, employing a wide array of literary devices.

Artists who want their artwork to be considered for use should submit electronic files in vertical format as TIF or JPEG files with a resolution of 300 dpi or greater.

Black and white art (line drawings, sketches, block prints, etc.) is also needed for use inside the 300-page publication. Vertical format also preferred for these submissions, in TIF or JPEG format with resolution of 300 dpi or greater.

Please include all necessary contact information and a brief biographical note with art submissions and email to

The deadline for artwork submission is September 30, 2013. For more information please email Previously selected cover artwork of The Caribbean Writer can be viewed

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