Authors, Publishers & Illustrators

Authors & Publishers of the VPAJ

infoDev launches competition for Caribbean women entrepreneurs & business owners

As part of its Women Innovators Network in the Caribbean (WINC), infoDev last week launched its Innovative Women Entrepreneurs Competition. The two winners will be invited to participate in infoDev's 5th Global Forum on Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship in East London, South Africa on May 28-30, 2013.

Celebrating VPAJ’s Members: Lena Joy Rose & George Meikle on iCAN Caribbean Authors Network’s Blog Talk Radio

George Meikle, a Jamaican author, was recently the featured guest on the iCAN Caribbean Author's Network Radio Show.  Hosted by Lena Joy Rose - herself an author and publisher - iCAN aims to serve as a platform to share the stories of the region’s authors.

A.I.R./International Artist Residencies, Budapest 2013: Call for Artists, Designers, Curators, Writers & Performers

Deadline: 
Fri, 2013-04-05

Closing dates

Session 2: 12th June 2013 – 5th July 2013                              Deadline: April 5, 2013

Session 3: 10th July 2013 – 2nd August 2013                          Deadline: April 5, 2013

A.I.R./International Artist Residencies, Budapest 2013: Call for Artists, Designers, Curators, Writers & Performers

Deadline: 
Sun, 2013-08-11

Closing date for Session 5: 26th December 2013 – 11th January 2014                          Deadline: August 11, 2013

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Atlas Corps Fellowships for Non-Profit Leaders in Latin America – Brazil, Colombia & Chile: Call for Submissions

Deadline: 
Tue, 2013-10-15

Closing date for March Fellowship (approx): 15th October 2013

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The Atlas Corps Fellowship in Latin America is a 12-month professional fellowship offered twice a year: March & September.  Fellows serve at Host Organizations working on issues that complement their expertise. Fellows learn leadership skills while sharing best practices and supplement daily knowledge with theoretical topics presented in the Atlas Corps Nonprofit Management Series.

Caribbean Intransit “Antithesis/Synthesis: Fine Art and Cultural Heritage!” (Issue 5): Call for papers, essays, artwork, design, music, dance & film

Deadline: 
Mon, 2013-04-15

From Caribbean Intransit's website: "According to the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) definition, cultural heritage is “an expression of the ways of living developed by a community and passed on from generation to generation, including customs, practices, places, objects, artistic expressions and values. Cultural Heritage is often expressed as either Intangible or Tangible Cultural Heritage “(ICOMOS, 2002).

BIAJ National Book Awards 2013: Call for Submissions – books, journals & trade magazines

Deadline: 
Tue, 2013-04-30

The Book Industry Association of Jamaica (BIAJ) will again be recognising excellence in the book industry through the presentation of its biennial awards.  Publishers/Self-Publishers and Authors are therefore invited to submit print publications for the BIAJ National Book Awards 2013.

Eligibility Criteria & Submission process

- Books, journals and trade magazines must have been published between 1st September 2010 and 31st March 2013.  

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