The Uganda Book Market, a new initiative bringing together the Ugandan publishing and reading community, is rocking the Kampala literary scene. The Uganda Book Market…View More Uganda Book Market rocks Kampala literary scene.
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma is one of the brightest names in African writing right now. The native of Zimbabwe who has lived in South Africa and…View More Novuyo Rosa Tshuma’s complaint about Public Slander by Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire.
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 Writivism Short Story Prize is an annual award for emerging African writers administered by the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE). The prize which…View More CACE announces guidelines for Writivism Short Story Prize 2016
The Christmas holidays are upon us ladies and gentlemen. Like any good bibliophile, you will probably be giving books to your family and friends. If…View More Three spaces to get your Christmas book orders
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 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
A callout for the Writivism 2016 workshops to be held next year in five different African cities was announced at the Storymoja Festival on Friday…View More Writivism 2016 Creative Writing Workshops Callout
Writivism, the movement aimed at bringing the writing game to the centre of the African narrative largely based in Kampala has a new team running…View More Shake up as Writivism gets new coordinators
With the festival over its only fair that I share images that I captured with my trusty phone. Here you go.View More Writivism Festival 2015: Images from the festival
Writivism Festival 2015 came and left and impacted so many people. It had its good parts and its not so good. The good was amazing…View More Writivism Festival 2015: Thanks to the organisers
Ugandan superstar singer Philly Lutaaya was introduced to many of us in a documentary Alone in which he shares his experience as a man suffering…View More Donald Molosi’s moving Philly Lutaaya play #WritivismFestival2015
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…View More Pemi Aguda Wins 2015 Writivism Short Story Prize 2015
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…View More Writivism Festival Day 2: historical novels, non-fiction and cocktails
*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!…View More Writivism Day 1: Master Classes, Panel, Tsitsi and Rolex