Writivism Festival 2015 Day 4: Politics, selling books and breaking down language barriers

Saturday in Kampala, Uganda saw the African writing community in the form of Writivism Festival 2015 converging at the city’s National Theatre for a series…

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Writivism Festival 2015 Day 3: Oil and bunked panels

So what did you do on Friday? Well many people work sluggishly all day then at closing they will flee to the nearest bar. At…

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Harriet Anena’s A Nation in Labour launches at Writivism Festival 2015

Communications professional Harriet Anena launched her poetry collectionA Nation in Labour at the National Theatre in Kampala at the Writivism Festival 2015 on Saturday afternoon.…

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Pemi Aguda Wins 2015 Writivism Short Story Prize 2015

Nigeria writer Pemi Aguda is the winner of the Writivism Short Story 2015 for her story, Caterer, Caterer. The writer was announced at a ceremony…

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Writivism Festival Day 2: historical novels, non-fiction and cocktails

Then the third day of the Writivism Festival 2015 rolled through; one filled with activities of interest to those who want to know more about…

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Writivism Day 1: Master Classes, Panel, Tsitsi and Rolex

*Jeff Koinange voice* What a day! What a series of master classes! What a panel! What a speech by the one and only TSISTI DANGAREMBGA!…

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The Writivism Festival 2015 is here! (Day one is coming)

The hype towards the Writivism Festival 2015 happening in Kampala, Uganda has been intense with good reason. We love the idea of activism to get…

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FT / OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Award 2015 long list out

In February I blogged about these FT / OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards where writers, film makers and visual artists would be eligible for cash prizes…

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