Authors, Publishers & Illustrators

Authors & Publishers of the VPAJ

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

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

Sun, 2013-08-11

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


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

Tue, 2013-10-15

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


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

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

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.  

JPent Studios’ Artists Dimensions 2013: Call for Entries – young artists

Wed, 2013-02-20


JPent Studios is looking for young artists and entrepreneurs who would desire to showcase their craft to the people of the Caribbean*.  Following its first staging in May 2012, Artistic Dimensions 2013 aims to increase opportunities for young artists to build their networks and gain exposure for their businesses.
Artistic Dimensions 2013 is slated to take place at the National Indoor Sports Centre in Kingston, Jamaica on May 17, 2013. The expo will be from 12pm to 9pm. Performances, guest appearances and much more start at 7pm.

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