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Tuesday, May 21, 2013


NO ENTRY FEE NOTED. The Small Axe Literary Competition encourages the production and publication of Caribbean fiction and poetry. The competition focuses on poetry and short stories from emerging writers whose work centers on regional and diasporic Caribbean themes and concerns.

Deadline May 31, 2013. Submit unpublished short story (maximum 7,000 words), or an original selection of poetry (maximum ten poems, not exceeding ten manuscript pages).

Two winners are chosen from each category by a distinguished panel of judges.

First Prize: $750
Second Prize: $500

Winners of the 2012 competition will be published in Small Axe 42 - July 2013.

For more information: http://smallaxe.net/sxsalon/literarycompetition.php


Kittie Howard said...

I'm off to tell a blogger friend from Jamaica about this.

Sheena-kay Graham said...

I'm also from Jamaica! This is a great competition, thanks for sharing Sylvia.