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.…View More Four Nigerian writers for Ebedi International Writers Residency
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…View More Artist in Residency 2016 recipients announced
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…View More Apply for Chimamanda Adichie’s Farafina Creative Writing Workshop 2016!
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…View More Pemi Aguda is first Writivism Stellenbosch University writing residency recipient
The annual Caine Prize Workshop ended yesterday at the Chaminuka Lodge near Lusaka, Zambia. The participants included previous winners of the Caine Prize, those shortlisted…View More Caine Prize Workshop 2016 in Zambia concludes
Over a year ago, I started writing a column in the literary pages of the Saturday Nation. In that time, the bulk of the emails…View More Why the Writing Workshop – Zukiswa Wanner
It was a fun time last week at the Eco Sanaa Terrace, Mikocheni B in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania as a writers and editors’ workshop…View More Images from the African Writer’s Trust and CDEA Dar es Salaam workshop
Sankara Communication will let award-winning novelist, short-story writer, 2015 Etisalat Prize for Fiction judge and Saturday Nation columnist Zukiswa Wanner decide that in her bi-monthly…View More SO YOU THINK YOU CAN WRITE FICTION?
Storymoja Publishers is known worldwide for their festival the Storymoja Festival that happens in September every year. The thing about them is that as the…View More Storymoja kick off the year with a bang
The young writers who will be taking part in the Writivism workshops in fiction, non-fiction and poetry were announced on Friday afternoon at the Ake…View More Writivism Workshop 2016 participants announced at Ake Festival #AkeFest205
The British Council hosted Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, Eghosa Imasuen and Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, three heavyweights in new African writing at the Lagos National Theatre on Friday…View More British Council’s publishing Creative Hustle at the Lagos Theatre #LABAF2015
We all know the Babishai Niwe Poetry Foundation which ensures that poetry gets its space at the literature table on the African continent. They have…View More Babishai Niwe poetry mentorship program for May 2016
So what were you doing when you were ten years old? On my part, I was trying to figure out how the hell to navigate…View More 10 year old Chela roots for libraries (embarrassing our adult selves)
This might just be for folks like me who want to get this whole poetry thing. Of for you who wants to get to up…View More Poetry On The Foothills of The Mountains of The Moon
The facilitators who will be running the 2016 writing workshops in cities around the continent have been announced. They will be Yewande Omotoso, Edwige-Renee Dro,…View More Writivism 2016 Workshop Facilitators announced