Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Call for Submissions: “Small Island Anthology” by Commonwealth Writers - DEADLINE: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 (@ 11.59pm in any time zone) — All Commonwealth Nations

“Small Island Anthology” Deadline: 5 October 2016
Call for Submissions: “Small Island Anthology” by Commonwealth Writers - DEADLINE: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 (@ 11.59pm in any time zone) — All Commonwealth Nations; Location: Commonwealth Writers, Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5HY; Email: commonwealthwriters@gmail.com
Event Description: “We’re inviting writers from islands in the Commonwealth* to submit stories for a new anthology. The anthology will include poetry, short stories, and nonfiction – which can include creative non-fiction, memoir, and photo or narrative essays – from an island perspective. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, October 5, 2016. *Eligible countries are: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Dominica, Fiji, Grenada, Jamaica, Kiribati, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Montserrat, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu. The anthology will be edited by Nicholas Laughlin, Editor, Caribbean Review of Books ... Please send your submissions to commonwealthwriters@gmail.com by Wednesday 5 October (11.59pm in any time zone) with the subject heading: ‘SMALL ISLANDS ANTHOLOGY’. Please clearly label your submission short story, poetry or nonfiction. We will let you know the results of your submission by Monday 7 November. If we offer you a commission, you will need to be available to work with the editor, as and when necessary, from October 2016 to May 2017 ...”Read more: http://www.commonwealthwriters.org/small-island-anthology-call/
About the Commonwealth Writers Organization: “Commonwealth Writers is the cultural initiative of the Commonwealth Foundation. It was set up in 2012 to inspire and connect writers and storytellers across the world. We believe that well-told stories can help people make sense of events, engage with others and take action to bring about change.”Read more: http://www.commonwealthwriters.org/about/
For further information: http://www.commonwealthwriters.org/small-island-anthology-call/, http://www.commonwealthwriters.org/about/ and http://www.commonwealthwriters.org/. Related Article: http://arcthemagazine.com/arc/2016/08/call-for-submissions-small-island-anthology-by-commonwealth-writers/.

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