Sandra Sealy aka “Seawoman” is the Creator of Seawoman’s Caribbean Writing Opps.
Sandra Sealy – Profile
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Fondly referred to in his “Bird Rising” (Words Need Love Too-House of Nehesi Publishers) by Kamau Brathwaite as “Princess of Chichén Itzá”, Sandra Sealy is aperformance poet, business communications consultant, blogger and multi-award-winning writer of poetry, short stories, children’s stories, plays. She possesses a wealth of experience in cultural administration and freelance writing/editing. She describes herself as “a Canadian-Barbadian raised writer clutching an English birth certificate”.
Her background in public relations and marketing combined with her strong creative writing skills have ably prepared her as a freelance writer/ editor. Sandra covers a number of niches like copy for brochures and websites, advertorials, restaurant and book reviews, press releases, feature and cover stories, pictorial text and more.Sandra’s work has been widely anthologised internationally. Some of her writing credits include: CALABASH: A Journal of Caribbean Arts & Letters (USA) ; Arts Etc (Barbados); Her Circle Ezine.com; Caribbean Writing Today (ezine); POUI: The Cave Hill Literary Annual of the University of the West Indies (Barbados); Wedding Guide Barbados; SHE Caribbean Magazine (St. Lucia); Urban Entertainment (USA); In Paradise Magazine:Barbados (Writer/Editor) and the Nation Newspaper (Barbados).
Among her publishing credits are the travel writing/exclusive coverage of the concert of Grammy-winning soul artist Lauren Hill in Trinidad for the Nation Newspaper; exclusive coverage (and public relations co-ordination) of theglamorous society wedding of Barbados business magnate Ralph “Bizzy” Williams and his bride Shelly.
Her dèbut spoken-word CD single “Beauty Of The Bald Head: The Jazzy Spoken-Word Single” (Butterfly Creative Productions/ Kolaiah Studios 2003) which was favourably reviewed in Ejazznews.com, became an award-winning music video directed by Dr. Gladstone Yearwood.
She actively maintains Seawoman’s Caribbean Writing Opps (award-winning website dedicated to assisting international writers); Seawoman’s Caribbean Blogspot (writing blog); and the popular Facebook group Caribbean Writers.
Read her candid interview with Caribbean Literary Salon.
**Caribbean Writers on Facebook (Creator)
**VOICES: Barbados Writers’ Collective (Member/2nd Co-ordinator)
**Good READS (Member) goodreads.com/seawomanBDS
**The International Travel Writers Alliance (Member)
**Barbados Copyright Agency (B-COPY) – (former Director/Board Secretary) – bcopy246[at]gmail.com