2015 Writivism Creative Writing Workshop Selected Writers


November 21, 2014

Ake Arts and Book Festival

Abeokuta, Nigeria

Since September 21, 2014, we have been receiving applications from emerging writers from allover the continent for our 2015 workshops. We are excited to announce that from the numerous applicants (over a hundred), our workshop facilitators have selected about fifty who shall attend workshops in Lagos, Kampala, Gaborone, Dar es Salaam and Johannesburg throughout January 2015.

The workshops will be led by Dilman Dila (Kampala), Zukiswa Wanner and Anne Ayeta Wangusa (Dar es Salaam), Yewande Omotoso and Saaleha Idrees Bamjee (Johannesburg), Dami Ajayi (Lagos) and Donald Molosi and Lauri Kubuitsile (Gaborone). Selected writers from the above pool will be assigned mentors from our 32-strong list of established African writers who have donated their time and skill to guide and support emerging writers based on the continent. This process shall produce flash fiction to be published in print and online media…

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