Caiphus Mangenela

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…

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Najwa Binshatwan

Libyan, Egyptian make International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2017 shortlist

Libya’s Najwa Binshatwan and Egyptian author Mohammed Abdel Nabi are on the shortlist for International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2017. Mohammed Hasan Alwan, Najwa Binshatwan,…

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Lucas Wafula, Isaac Otidi Amuke, Muthoni Wa Gichuru, Stella Riunga, Diana Santiago, Maimouna Jallow, and Tito Wawire

African Writers Trust’s Moonscapes anthology launches at the Goethe Nairobi

The African Writers Trust’s Moonscapes: Short Stories and Poetry anthology made its Nairobi debut at the Goethe Nairobi on February 9th, 2017. The event included…

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Bibi Bakare-Yusuf

Dr Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, Lemn Sissay for Uganda International Writers Conference 2017

The third biennial Uganda International Writers Conference 2017 will happen in Kampala, Uganda from 6th to 8th March, 2017. The festival, hosted by the African…

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Monica Arac de Nyeko

Awele Creative Trust unveils ACT AWARD 2016 longlist

The Awele Creative Trust has unveiled its ACT AWARD 2016 longlist of thirteen writers. This is for entries made from September 1 – December 1, 2016.…

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Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Meet the mentors of Writivism 2017

Writivism has unveiled its mentors for 2017. Those mentoring in English will be, Chuma Nwokolo, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Dami Ajayi, Yewande Omotoso, Tiah Beautement, Tendai…

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Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction 2017 goes continental

The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction 2017 has made its second call out for submissions. This year, as opposed to the first…

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