Authors, Publishers & Illustrators

Authors & Publishers of the VPAJ

Women entrepreneurs chosen to represent Caribbean at 5th Global Forum on Innovation & Technology Entrepreneurship, South Africa

As part of infoDev’s Women Innovators Network in the Caribbean (WINC), four women entrepreneurs & business owners have been selected to represent the region at the forthcoming 5th Global Forum on Innovation & Technology Entrepreneurship which takes place from 28th - 30th April 2013 in East London, South Africa.

Commonwealth Book Prize & Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2013: Regional winners include Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago

The Commonwealth Foundation has just announced the regional winners for the 2013 Commonwealth Book Prize and Commonwealth Short Story Prize.

Open Society Fellowship Program 2014: Call for Applications

Deadline: 
Sat, 2014-02-01

Founded in 2008, the Open Society Fellowship supports individuals pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. The fellowship funds work that will enrich public understanding of those challenges and stimulate far-reaching and probing conversations within the Open Society Foundations and in the world.

Open Society Fellowship Program 2013: Call for Applications

Deadline: 
Thu, 2013-08-01

Founded in 2008, the Open Society Fellowship supports individuals pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. The fellowship funds work that will enrich public understanding of those challenges and stimulate far-reaching and probing conversations within the Open Society Foundations and in the world.

Strelka Institute, Moscow, Russia: Call for Enrolment for those interested in multidimensional, creative & innovative change

Deadline: 
Fri, 2013-07-26

Enrollment begins on March 1 and last until July 26, 2013.

We welcome post graduate students and young professionals 25-35 years old from anywhere in the world who share Strelka’s ultimate ambition to improve society by changing the landscape and want to actively participate in shaping the future.

We are consistently looking for people with the right drive to make positive change happen, which requires: intellectual ability and conceptual thinking, team work and self management, positive energy, initiative and risk taking, visualisation and articulation skills.

The Elsevier Foundation Calls for 2013 New Scholars & Innovative Libraries Projects: Call for Proposals

Deadline: 
Mon, 2013-06-24

The Elsevier Foundation supports the efforts of libraries to enhance the quality of life in developing countries by advancing knowledge in science, the social sciences technology and medicine. The Foundation provides one, two and three year grants to libraries in the developing countries and supporting organizations.

Proposals are welcome for single-year grants in amounts between US$5,000 to US$50,000. Proposals will be accepted for multi-year programs (up to three years) for a total of $100,000.

The Global Shining Light Award: Call for Applications

Deadline: 
Sat, 2013-06-15

The Global Investigative Journalism Conference will again present the Global Shining Light Award, a unique award which honors investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions. This is the fifth international conference at which the Global Shining Light Award is being granted.

The award will be announced and presented at a public forum at the global conference, held October 12 to 15, 2013, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship - Caribbean: Call for Applications

Deadline: 
Thu, 2013-05-23

The Branson Centre of Entrepeneurship - Caribbean is a not - for - profit organisation that supports Caribbean entrepeneurs who are passionate, self - motivated and committed to building a sustainable enterprise.

As a Branson Centre Entrepreneur, you gain: 

- Networking opportunites with local & global change - makers and business leaders

- Affiliation with a global network and brand 

- Exposure to local and international markets

- Practical business skills training & access to professional services 

50 Something Dates with 17 Mr. Wrongs - Bookophilia

Date: 
May 16

Venue: BOOKOPHILIA, 92 Hope Road, Kingston 6 Tel.  (1876) 978-5248

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The official launch of 50 Something Dates with 17 Mr. Wrongs: Lessons from a Dating Repository by Chenelle Taylor 

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Information courtesy of 50 Something Dates Official Book Launch 

 

Giving Things Names - Poetry Workshop with Millicent A. A. Graham

Date: 
Jul 20

How does a poem affect? What word or image creates common feeling and makes tangible the intangible.

This workshop with Millicent A. A. Graham will seek to examine everyday things and borrow their detail to create gritty meaning.

Submission Guidelines

Submit a writing sample of 3 poems. Each poem should be unpublished, no more than 1 page in length

Submissions should be in any of the following formats: Word, pdf, odf or rtf.

Please ensure your name appears on all pages

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