Creative writers and poets whose work may include, but not limited to, issues of identities, migration and assimilation, resistance, politics, gender and sexuality, oral narratives and storytelling, language, sports and pastimes in the Caribbean and its Diaspora. Young writers, first-time published writers, and those writing with a youth focus are especially encouraged to respond.
Interested writers should contact firstname.lastname@example.org with a brief outline of published work and/or work to be presented by March 8, 2014.
Geared at positioning the writer's work as part of a larger conversation on identity, aspiration, heritage and the immigrant experience, WORD! features a mix of workshops on publishing, readings by critically acclaimed and emerging literary talents, stimulating discussion, and performances by electrifying spoken word artists.