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CFVI Requests Proposals for USVI Humanities Projects 2021

In the absence of a humanities council in the USVI, CFVI applied for and was awarded National Endowment for the Humanities funding that CFVI will sub-award to eligible entities throughout the USVI to support humanities programming and activities.

VI Council on the Arts Secures New Funding for Creative Aging Program

Virgin Islands Council on the Arts secured $23,000 for its project “Seniors Staying Connected.”

Tiphanie Yanique’s New Novel Is ‘Monster in the Middle’

Tiphanie Yanique’s new novel, “Monster in the Middle,” takes the reader on a generational love journey that spans some of America’s most perilous moments.

V.I. Literary Festival/ Book Fair Date Changed

“The Caribbean Writer,” together with the Virgin Islands Literary Festival and Book Fair, will host the 7th iteration of the festival, April 30-May 2, under the theme “Diasporic Rhythms II: Interrogating the Past; Imagining a Future.”

Virtual Memorial to Celebrate Timothy Graphenreed Held Feb. 28

Tony winners Lillias White, Phylicia Rashad, George Faison, Emmy/Golden Globe winner S. Epatha Merkerson and others will celebrate Broadway’s Timothy Graphenreed.

V.I. Curator and Arts Advocate Launches Online Archive

This online archive seeks to support artists in archiving, preserving and making accessible – virtually and to the public – U.S. Virgin Islands visual and literary artistic responses to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Poem by Dr. Joseph DeJames

It seems like despite what we knew, the Red and the Blue / Are not the colors we thought occupied, with others, the crayon box.

The Caribbean Writer Issues Call for Submissions for Volume 36 Through Online Portal

Contributors may submit works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, essays or one act plays which explore the ideas resonating within the region and its diaspora.
Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a capacity audience at Riverside Church, New York City on April 4, 1967.

MLK Day Poem By DaraMonifah Cooper

The Source Arts & Literature section highlights the work of our creative readers. All visual artists and creative writers are encouraged to share new works with us. 

Poem by Filippo Cassinelli

Defender in chief / of the republic / goose steps / on the boulevard.





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