Caribbean Magazine Plus to launch short story contest 2021/2022
After the success of the inaugural Caribbean Magazine Plus (CMP) poetry contest 2021, Arawak Media and CMP are today launching the CMP short story competition to run until January 14, 2022.
The organisers said in a release that the lead evaluator/judge will be Dr. Nicola Hunte, lecturer in the Literatures in English discipline at the Cave Hill campus of The University of the West Indies.
With her interest in the creative arts, she serves as the editor of POUi, Cave Hill’s journal of creative writing, as well as on the Frank Collymore Literary Endowment committee for the promotion of literary arts in Barbados.
Hunte has published in the area of literary criticism on Caribbean and African American texts in Shibboleths, an online journal of comparative theory, and the Journal of West Indian Literature (JWIL).
The link for submissions to the short story competition will go live today Friday October 15, 2021, and contestants will have until January 14, 2022 to submit their entries.
This short story competition is open to all persons of the Caribbean and Central American diaspora. Information on eligibility will be provided on October 15, 2021 and interested persons can obtain more information from Arawak Media, the release ended.