Calling All Artists, Poets, Writers and bloggers – Help Haiti and get published

Help Haiti
Help Haiti

Call for submission open to poets, writers, journalists, bloggers and graphic artists from all backgrounds and origins. We invite you to write in solidarity for Haiti. You can send us poems, song lyrics, short stories, opinion pieces, drawings, paintings or photographs. The work must be about or inspired by Haiti, its people and its culture.

The entries shortlisted will be made into a book. Proceeds of the book sales will be donated to Lambi Haiti Fund. A book launch will take place in London, with writers & poets invited to read excerpts of the book.

Submission deadline: Thursday 18 March


Please send poems of 1000 words max. Short pieces of prose should be 2500 words max. Include a short bio about yourself and or a link to your blog. Documents must be sent as an attachment in .doc format. You can submit up to 3 different pieces

Drawings / paintings / photographs: send a high resolution picture in a jpeg or gif format. They can be in colour or in Black and White. B&W will be used in the internal pages of the book, colour will be used for the cover.

Upon agreeing to publication, and Black Londoners acquires first rights and retains the right to archive the work for an indefinite period. The author retains all the rights upon publication.

We accept only original, non published work, no reprints.

All submissions and info requests must be sent to:

There is no fee involved as this is a charity project.

Submission deadline: Thursday 18 March.

The collection will be edited by and published by Black Londoners, as part of year-long programme of charity events organised under the umbrella

Black Londoners Appeal for Haiti.

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2 thoughts on “Calling All Artists, Poets, Writers and bloggers – Help Haiti and get published

  • 24th February 2010 at 3:42 am

    My name is Nicole Weaver. I am the author of a trilingual children’s picture book about a Haitian little girl. I am so very elated to learn about the book that will be published to help raise money for my native homeland of Haiti. Thank you ! I so apppreciate this very important endeavor. Look forward to submitting my work by the 18th of March. I support the benevolent work of theLambiFund,that is whyI have been donating a portion of the proceeds from my book sales to them.

    Warm regards,
    Nicole Weaver

  • 12th September 2010 at 4:43 pm

    I am hoping that black UK readers will find my book from Canada to the UK, very interesting reading, and full of info about a black man’s life in Canada; titled:”A Struggle to Walk with Dignity-The TRUE story of a Jamaican-born Canadian ISBN:978-0-9784982-0-7, published in 2008 by Blue Butterfly Book Pub.Inc. Toronto On. Canada. All info is on this just click on this title. You will not be disappointed that you did. Black writers must record our history, so keep on writing with my. Thanks, Gerald.


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