21 July 2010

The Remaining Colonies in the Caribbean


P.O. Box 460 • Philipsburg, St. Martin • Caribbean

Submission Deadline: October 1, 2010
Edited by: Lasana M. Sekou

Inviting articles/essays/speeches/authors for a new book

Book title: The Remaining Colonies in the Caribbean Region (Working Title)

Submission deadline: 1 October 2010
Estimated publication date: December 2010

Theme of the Book: The State of the Independence Movement in the Remaining Colonies in the
Caribbean region. The position paper should include a brief background of the history of
independence-related ideas and activities in the specific territory/territories, with a focus on
discussing approaches, challenges, comparisons, stages of progress.

Copyright: Authors will retain copyright to their paper upon publication, and receive 10 complimentary copies of the book.

Papers/Essays/Articles: The paper must be unpublished and must not be submitted for publication elsewhere. Submissions should be a minimum of 10 pages and should not exceed 16 pages, letter size (8.5 x 11); typed double-spaced; 12 pt., in a common font such as Times New Roman or similar. Your autobiographical statement should be no more than 160 words. House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP) reserves the right to edit all papers, which will not be printed without the express approval of the author(s).

Submissions: Manuscripts on the above topic should be submitted in Word format by email to:

offshoreediting@hotmail.com or nehesi@mac.com  by 1 October 2010.

All submissions must be
in English. (Submissions in Kwéyòl, Papiamentu, Spanish, Dutch or French must be accompanied by the English translation from the author in order for both the original language of the writer and the English translation to be printed in the book). Reference material/works referred to should be listed in a standard bibliographical format at the end of the paper. To avoid copyrights permission delays (and to encourage originality of your paper) extensive quotes from other published/unpublished sources are not encouraged.