Monday, January 20, 2014

Writers workshop application deadline extended to Monday, January 20, 2014 — T&T Newsday

Cropper Foundation
Writers workshop application deadline extended
to January 20, 2014 — Trinidad & Tobago Newsday
Friday, January 10 2014
Registration for The Cropper Foundation’s eighth Residential Creative Writers Workshop has been extended to January 20, 2014. The workshop, sponsored by the Cropper Foundation, and organised in partnership with the Department of Creative and Festival Arts at The University of the West Indies (UWI) St Augustine, will take place from June 29 to July 13, 2014 in Trinidad and Tobago. Applications are open to published or unpublished prose fiction writers, as well as poets and playwrights. Professor Funso Aiyejina and Dr Merle Hodge, experienced and published authors from The UWI, will be the residential moderators for the two-week workshop. They have been mentoring writers from Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Commonwealth of Dominica, St Lucia, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, and the Caribbean Diaspora (Canada, USA, France) since 2000. Many have gone on to publish their original creative writing and won a number of international Literary Awards. . . Read more:,189021.html
“Writers, 20 years and over, are invited to submit five pages of a sample of their prose fiction, plays or their poetry no later than January 20, 2014 to: Writers’ Workshop, Department of Creative and Festival Arts, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine. All applicants are responsible for their travel to and from Trinidad and will be asked to contribute US$500 or TT$3000 each for the two-week workshop. Interested persons may download the application form”T&T Newsday,189021.html
For further information, please contact Dani Lyndersay or Sherry-Ann Carrington at The Department of the Creative and Festival Arts, UWI at 662-2002 (ext. 83539 | 83539 | 83791); Fax: 663-2222; or via email: or Please include in the subject Writers’ Workshop or visit The Cropper Foundation’s website at, and Related articles: and

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