Festivals Uganda

Shake up as Writivism gets new coordinators

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 things. They announced the new team yesterday but I was busy following deadline day on the English Premier League and therefore did nothing much. Yes, my Arsenal didn’t buy anyone […]


Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2016 now open

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2016 entries are now open for all comers with a deadline of 1 November 2015. The prize which is open to all citizens of countries once colonised by the British Commonwealth countries bring stories from new and emerging voices to the attention of an international audience. If you feel that […]

Events South Africa

Zukiswa Wanner’s “The F Word” for #longstorySHORT

Zukiswa Wanner‘s “The F Word” will be the seventh story to be read in the #longstorySHORT series that is being recorded by our friends in South Africa. Zukiswa Wanner is well known to African literature followers. Her most recent gig is as the judge of the Etisalat Prize for African Literature where she and two […]