Koffi Addo prize for creative non-fiction judges Daniel Kalinaki, Akwaeke Emezi, and Sumayya Lee.

Writivism fiction and nonfiction prizes for 2018 now open

The Writivism initiative made a call out for the 2018 edition of the fiction and creative non-fiction prizes on January 17, 2018. They also announced…

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Writivism 2017 winners Munachim Amah and Charles King

Munachim Amah and Charles King win Writivism 2017 writing prizes

Munachim Amah and Charles King are the winners of this year’s Writivism 2017 prizes for fiction and nonfiction. The announcement was made at a ceremony…

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Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi in session with the writers

Controversy ensues as Writivism celebrates fifth year in Gulu, Uganda

Writivism which is celebrating five years hosted a reading in Gulu, Uganda after a workshop featuring young writers from Northern Uganda. The events in Gulu…

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Régine Gwladys Lebouda

The Writivism prizes for fiction and nonfiction for 2017 announced

The shortlists for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2017 and the Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2017 have been announced today. A large part…

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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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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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Storymoja 2015

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…

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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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