November 23, 2009
Call for poetry submissions:
What for: An online portal for the reading and discovery of the work of West Indian/West Indian heritage writers of poems at:
What we are looking for: Unpublished works that explore images of so-called Caribbean-ness and do something with them — invert them, twist them, crack them open. Baptise them or make them anew. Works that tread unfamiliar territory — or familiar ones. Works that spill out from that dark place in your mind and relieve the pressure of compression inside of your heart.
Avant-garde, experimental and radical verse are all welcome. Dabblers of journal verse are welcome. Bring yourself — with words.
Of particular interest are poems pertaining to themes of identity, gender, gender roles and sexuality.
Please indicate upon submission, if you would prefer to use a nom de plume. Please include a brief biographical sketch or simply, nationality information. Authors retain all original rights to their work.
For further inquiry, to hear more about this venture or to submit work, please e-mail creativecommess[at] gmail [dot] com