Duppy Thursday

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Akashic Books is introducing a new flash fiction series, Duppy Thursday. The series is inspired by Caribbean literature’s integration of folklore into contemporary stories. Stories should be set in a Caribbean location and incorporate some aspect of folklore, whether centrally or tangentially. The challenge is to tell your story in 750 words.

For more details of eligibility and how to submit, follow this link.

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