2016 Call for Papers

Lucayos is a peer-reviewed journal of the literature, culture, history and creativity of The Bahamas and the larger Caribbean region. Developed by the Faculty of Liberal and Fine Arts at the College of The Bahamas, the goal of the journal is to promote critical regional and cultural awareness through academic and creative writing that comments on or is a product of The Bahamas and the Caribbean. The journal is focused on the literature, culture, or history of the region or in creative expression which connects to relevant themes, places, and spaces in the Caribbean.

 

The journal seeks academic and creative work for its Fall 2016 issue. Submission deadline is May 1, 2016. The journal is accepting criticism, creative works, and book reviews. We seek submissions from across time periods and the liberal arts, fine arts, and social sciences related to the Caribbean and Caribbean diaspora.  

Topics for essays of criticism can include but are not limited to:

  • Bahamian, Caribbean, and/diasporic literature
  • History of the region
  • Cultural studies
  • Ethnographic studies
  • Translations and transcriptions
  • Linguistics
  • Pedagogy

Creative works can include but are not limited to:

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Drama
  • Poetry
  • Art
  •  Photography

Please see lucayosjournal.com for our submission guidelines. For more information contact the journal at lucayos.journal@cob.edu.bs or christine.kozikowski@cob.edu.bs.