Six writers and their mentors are currently at the ninth annual writers’ workshop hosted by the International Prize for Arabic Fiction. They range in age from 26 to 40 and
The Miles Morland Foundation hosted some of the hottest writers on the continent for a Creative writer’s workshop in Uganda on July 8-15, 2017. The workshop was hosted by Giles
The Farafina Trust Workshop 2017 will not be happening its founder Chimamanda Adichie has said in a statement. This happened after its main sponsor Nigerian Breweries abruptly withdrew its patronage.
Short Story Day, Goethe Institut have announced participants to take part in ID Flow Workshop across the continent. The workshops will be facilitated by Efemia Chela, Rachel Zadok, Agazit Guramayle,
Short Story Day Africa in partnership with the Goethe-Institut invite submissions to attend a series of one day workshops across the continent. Shorty Story Day Africa are now at the
Eleven African writers are currently in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for the annual Caine Prize workshop. The Caine Prize won’t be new to any reader of this blog. Started in
The books to be read by students in Kenyans were unveiled by the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development on 16th January 2017. In Kenya, the publishing industry suffers from a
Lesego Rampolokeng, Zukiswa Wanner, and Moagi Modise were the featured guest lecturers at Sol Plaatje Summer Writing School that happened from January 9 – 13, 2017. Sol Plaatje, pronounced Sol
Ayobami Adebayo, Kasimma Chinelo Okani and Temitope Shadiat Jimoh are the recipients of the June/July 2016 edition of the Ebedi International Writers Residency Program. Ebedi International Writers Residency is a
Ibadan Poetry Foundation has announced its shortlist for the Ibadan Poetry Foundation Residency 2016. Ibadan Poetry Foundation is an independent literary organisation. It is committed to inspiring, creating opportunities and
The Short Story Day Africa workshops, called the 2016 Migrations Flow Workshop, will be hosted in cities across the continent at the Goethe Institut offices. The Migrations Flow Workshops will
Four Nigerian writers Muriola Awosemo, Abdullahi Lawan Kangala, Okwudili Nebeolisa and David Ishaya Osu are the May/June 2016 recipients of the Ebedi International Writers Residency. Ebedi International Writers Residency is
Tsitsi Dangarembga, Lauren Ann Beukes, Victor Ehighale Ehikhamenor, Yared Zeleke and Fathy Adly Salama are the Artists In Residency recipients at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center in Bellagio, Italy. They were
Chimamanda Adichie will be the lead at the Farafina Trust creative writing workshop in Lagos, Nigeria from June 21 to July 1, 2016. She will be accompanied by Caine Prize-winning Kenyan
Pemi Aguda is the first recipient of the new residency for African writers announced today by the Centre for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) and South Africa’s Stellenbosch University English department.