Writivism is pleased to announce its 2015 workshop and festival season. There shall be an exciting schedule of events including panel discussions, book launches, masterclasses and an award giving ceremony The creative writing workshops shall take place in five cities across Africa. They’ll be guided by eminent writers as follows:
Lauri Kubuitsile and Donald Molosi in Gaborone, Botswana, 2nd-4th January.
Dami Ajayi, Ukamaka Olisakwe and Richard Ali in Lagos, Nigeria, 16th-18th January.
Zukiswa Wanner and Anne Ayeta Wangusa in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 23rd-25th January.
Yewande Omotoso and Saleeha Bamjee in Johannesburg, South Africa, 23rd-25th January.
Dilman Dila and Nyana Kakoma in Kampala, Uganda, 28th-31st January.
The Writivism season closes with the Writivism Festival in Kampala on June 21st.
Submissions for this year’s Writivism Short Story Prize open on February 1. Chika Unigwe shall chair a panel of judges bringing together some of Africa’s most celebrated writers. These include Mukoma wa Ngugi, Ainehi Edoro, Tendai Huchu and Rachel Zadok.
Deyu African is proud to be a publication partner once again.
Please refer to this press release for more information;
WRITIVISM TO ENGAGE READERS AND WRITERS ACROSS GENERATIONS IN 2015