Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi alongside seven other writers, is the recipient of the Windham-Campbell Prize 2018. The prize worth $165,000 USD / £118,775 GBP to the…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi wins Windham-Campbell Prize 2018
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…View More Controversy ensues as Writivism celebrates fifth year in Gulu, Uganda
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi and Okwiri Oduor are the featured guests at the Literary Crossroads at the Goethe Nairobi on Thursday June 29, 2017. Literary Crossroads…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Okwiri Oduor for Literary Crossroads in Goethe Nairobi
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…View More Meet the mentors of Writivism 2017
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…View More The Storymoja Festival 2015 is here!
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…View More Writivism Festival 2015 Day 4: Politics, selling books and breaking down language barriers
Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire will be familiar to readers of this blog as one of the driving forces behind the Writivism initiative. The Writivism initiative aims…View More Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire interviews African authors on This is Africa
The Kwani Trust was started a over decade ago to ensure that literature from this part of the world grew. Their latest attempt at this…View More Two Kenyans on announced Kwani Manuscript prize short list