Festivals Kenya

Storymoja Festival 2017 seeks your artist applications

Storymoja Festival 2017 seeks your artist applications for this year’s festival with its “Black Peace” theme. The festival runs from 27th September to 1st October 2017. The Storymoja Festival has been an important space for the Kenyan creative community over the last decade. It has been hosting up to 9,000 guests to experience some of […]

Awards Nigeria

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. Awele Creative Trust (ACT) is a non-profit trust formed in 2013 to provide a platform and enabling environment for creative young persons in Nigeria through literature and arts. Previous winners […]

Awards Festivals

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 Rinos Mwanaka, Emmanuel Iduma, Karen Jennings, and Lidudumalingani. In French mentoring will be done by Richard Ali, Marcus Boni TEIGA, and Pierre Cherruau. Writivism, the project of writing as activism, […]