Accepting Submissions:, a new online literary journal publishing Caribbean fiction, is now accepting submissions. For more information, go to

Submission Guidelines

Labrish publishes literary fiction that reflects the Caribbean experience. Fiction submitted to Labrish does not have to be set in the Caribbean. However, we are not interested in fiction that simply plays with old stereotypes about the Caribbean. At this time we do not publish poetry, essays (scholarly or personal), book reviews, or any material that does not lend itself to the story format.

How to Submit

Submit your stories electronically to submit [at] We accept submissions year round and aim to respond to your submissions within 6 weeks.

Labrish publishes Caribbean fiction in electronic and print formats. In its electronic form, Labrish publishes one story a month on the Web site Labrish also publishes anthologies of Caribbean writing, which may include fiction that first appeared online. At this time, we do not publish essays (scholarly or personal), poetry, book reviews, or any material that does not lend itself to the story format. Labrish aims to publish quality fiction-whether traditional or experimental, in standard or Caribbean English-by established and emerging writers.

Labrish is a sponsored project of
Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions in behalf of Labrish may be made payable to Fractured Atlas and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. For more information go to or to make a donation on our behalf go to

Advisory/Editorial Board

Merle Collins
Sha-Shana Crichton
Renee Shea
Jacqueline Brice-Finch

Donna Hemans


On Friday, Olivier Stephenson, who was the first executive director and founding member of the Caribbean American Repertory Theatre in New York City and Los Angeles, California, will contribute a post, “The Caribbean and Its Cultural Arts: When Will We Begin To Recognize It?”



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