Writivism announces emerging writers to be molded for 2017 anthology
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Writivism announces emerging writers to be molded for 2017 anthology

Writivism has announced the 29 emerging writers who will take part in the 2017 mentoring programme. The writers come from ten African countries. Every year Writivism announces those who will be groomed to be the next generation of world beaters. In something that is starting to become a Writivism tradition, the mentors who would guide […]

Caiphus Mangenela wins Bessie Head Short Story Competition 2016
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Caiphus Mangenela wins Bessie Head Short Story Competition 2016

Caiphus Mangenela is the winner of the Bessie Head Short Story Competition 2016 for his story A Mother Amongst The Stars. Mangenela was awarded his prize at a ceremony on Sunday 18 September 2016 in Gaborone, Botswana. Bessie Head who wrote novels, short fiction and autobiographical works and passed away in 1986 is usually considered […]

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Donald Molosi for New York, USA

Donald Molosi and Chinelo Okparanta will be making an appearance at The Mantle and Shakespeare & Co in New York, USA to read from their latest work and discuss the integral role history plays in their work. We all love Donald on this side of the pond. Many of us were introduced to him at […]

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The Storymoja Festival 2015 is here!

The Storymoja Festival 2015 is here ladies and gentlemen! The hype and the tweets and the Facebook statuses and Instagram posts and the planning has culminated to one of the biggest cultural event in the region is upon us. The festival promises some of the best discussions with the book being at the centre of […]