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Short Story Day Africa 2017 workshops seeks submissions

Short Story Day Africa in partnership with the Goethe-Institut invite submissions to attend a series of one day workshops across the continent. Shorty Story Day Africa are now at the stage where they have workshops for African writers and they are looking for your submission. They have the “usual” terms and conditions for all entries […]

Education Nigeria

Apply for Chimamanda Adichie’s Farafina Creative Writing Workshop 2016!

Chimamanda Adichie will be the lead at the Farafina Trust creative writing workshop in Lagos, Nigeria from June 21 to July 1, 2016.  She will be accompanied by Caine Prize-winning Kenyan writer, Binyavanga Wainaina, Aslak Sira Myhre and others. The workshop is sponsored by Nigerian Breweries Plc. Farafina Trust is a non-profit organization established to promote […]


Why the Writing Workshop – Zukiswa Wanner

Over a year ago, I started writing a column in the literary pages of the Saturday Nation. In that time, the bulk of the emails I have received from prospective Kenyan writers largely have a request and a complaint. The request is to find out whether I will be doing any writing workshops and if […]

Education Kenya


Sankara Communication will let award-winning novelist, short-story writer, 2015 Etisalat Prize for Fiction judge and Saturday Nation columnist Zukiswa Wanner decide that in her bi-monthly writing workshops from April until June. The workshops will culminate in a published anthology of short stories and yours could be one of them. So how do you become a […]