CFP: Lucayos: A Journal of Bahamian and Caribbean Criticism and Creative Work

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Call for Papers
Subject Fields: 
Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies

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 University 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 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

Lucayos accepts submissions on an ongoing basis. 

Contact Info: 

Christine Kozikowski
Managing Editor
University of The Bahamas

Editorial Board:
Michael Edwards, University of The Bahamas
Jean-Benito Mercier, University of The Bahamas
Raymond Oenbring, University of The Bahamas
Philip Smith, University of The Bahamas
Anne Ulentin, University of The Bahamas