Journal Information

  • ISSN: 0799-6047
  • eISSN: 0799-6055
  • Keywords: Children, Childhood, Literature, Poetry, Caribbean, Journal
  • First Issue: December 2019
  • Frequency: Annual

Description

Interviewing Caribbean (IC) is a creative peer-reviewed composition of poetry, non-fiction and the visual arts in all media that celebrates everything Caribbean. Founded by the exceptionally talented playwright, cultural activist and professor of gender studies Opal Palmer Adisa. The journal showcases Caribbean intellectuals, writers, artists, culture and artistic expressions at home and in the diaspora.

The theme of IC winter issue features Caribbean Children’s Literature and Childhood memories of the Caribbean.

Editor

Editor in Chief
Professor Opal Palmer Adisa

 

Associate Editor
Camille S. Alexander

 

Associate Editor
Sharon E. Lake

 

Copy Editor
Dr. Ute Kelly

 

Copy Editor
Daisy Holder Lafond

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NEXT ISSUE—Winter 2020: Caribbean Music and Musicians (Co-edited with Meagan Sylvester)

Seeking poems, stories, articles that explore and examine all aspects of Caribbean music - mento, calypso, reggae, dancehall, bachata, merenque, palo, mombo, denbo, baithak gana, bouyon, cadence-lypso, chutney, soca, compas, jing ping, parang, pichakaree, punta, ragga, reggaeton, salsa, and zouk; interviews of Caribbean Musicians at home and throughout the Diaspora. Send work that break boundaries, climb trees and dive deep to the bottom on the ocean floor.

Send work as an MS Word document or images as a TIF, 300 dpi (or higher) resolution to: [email protected]

Works are accepted June 1—September 18, 2020.
Please include a 5-line bio (NO MORE), and a photo of contributor (TIF/300 resolution).

Editorial Board

Aruba/Grenada
Merle Collins
Professor
Department of English
University of Maryland

Bahamas
Marion Bethel
Attorney/Writer

Dominican Republic
Sonia BasSheva Mañjon, PhD
Executive Director
LeaderSpring
Oakland, CA

Haiti
Évelyne Trouillot
Writer/Professor

Jamaica
Jacqueline Bishop
Writer/Assistant Professor
Liberal Studies
New York University

Albert Chong
Professor
Department of Art & Art History
University of Colorado Boulder

David Soutar
Caribbean Institute of Media & Communication
Faculty of Humanities & Education
University of the West Indies, Mona Campus

St. Croix, USVI
Lucien Downes
Artist, President of St. Croix Artist Guild

Kendal Henry
Artist/Curator
Director of the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs’ Percent for Art Program

USA
Devorah Major
Writer, Former Poet Laureate, San Francisco, CA

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Back issues of the Interviewing the Caribbean are available.
Print-only subscription rates for 2020 are as follows:

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