Bocas Lit Fest Call For Applications: Calling all Writers, Screenwriters, Playwrights, Producers and Directors

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The British Council, working in partnership with the Bocas Lit Fest and the National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS), is pleased to announce and invite applications for a book-to-film adaptation workshop aimed at writers, screenwriters, playwrights, directors, producers seriously interested in the craft of adaptation.  Running from 16 to 18 March, 2018, and […]

Submissions Call: MOKO Magazine ‘Carnival’ Spring Issue DEADLINE 31 MARCH 2018

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Moko is pleased to announce a new special issue for Spring 2018 focusing on Carnival in all its forms edited by Trinidadian writer and editor Anu Lakhan. Carnival throughout the Caribbean and the diaspora has both fans and detractors. The issue of the traditional being swept aside for more recent iterations […]

The 2018 OCM Bocas Prize Is Now Open For Submissions

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About the Prize The OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature is a major award for literary books by Caribbean writers. Books are judged in three categories: poetry; fiction — both novels and collections of short stories; and literary non-fiction — including books of essays, biography and autobiography, history, current affairs, travel, and other genres, […]

Caribbean Development Bank Establishes Cultural And Creative Industries Innovation Fund

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The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has announced that it will provide the initial capitalisation for a multi-donor fund to improve the competitiveness of the cultural and creative industries sector in its borrowing member countries (BMCs). The Bank is making an initial contribution of USD2.6 million to the establishment of the […]