WEAVING NEW ROPES WHERE THE OLD ONES LEFT OFF” KOFI AWOONOR MEMORIAL LECTURE (WRITIVISM 2019) By: Afetsi Awoonor

The theme for this year’s Writivism activities is “UnBreakable Bonds”. We hope that we are not only defining the unbreakable bonds of our shared and varied Blackness across continents but also, the unbreakable bonds between fiction and nonfiction; the unbreakable bonds across generations of African thinkers; the unbreakable bonds between art forms: literature, photography; the … More WEAVING NEW ROPES WHERE THE OLD ONES LEFT OFF” KOFI AWOONOR MEMORIAL LECTURE (WRITIVISM 2019) By: Afetsi Awoonor

Unbreakable Bonds: My Brief Reflections  (By Jacqueline Asiimwe, comments given at the opening of Writivism 2019)

Unbreakable Bonds: My Brief Reflections  (By Jacqueline Asiimwe, comments given at the opening of Writivism 2019)   This is a powerful theme and a very thought provoking one. I decided to look up the meaning of the two words. Unbreakable: Shatterproof, indestructible, resistant, durable, sturdy, heavy duty Bond: Joined Securely especially by means of an … More Unbreakable Bonds: My Brief Reflections  (By Jacqueline Asiimwe, comments given at the opening of Writivism 2019)

Writivism: East Africa’s biggest literary festival returns this August

What’s better than an event whose entry is free of charge? The Writivism festival returns this August 15th and running for four days until the 18th at the National Theatre. The festival is hinged on celebrating African creative arts with a keen interest in literature. Writivism: East Africa’s biggest festival returns this August|EDGE

Writivism will be at Abuja Lit Fest 2019.

Abuja literary festival is on its second year and this time Writivism will be participating. This years festival is themed: Arts and Social Consciousness – the intent being to examine how Art can change the world and be a socially conscious tool across the different ideological leanings existent globally and more specifically, across the continent … More Writivism will be at Abuja Lit Fest 2019.

UNBREAKABLE BONDS: An Anthology of Fiction, Photography and Nonfiction from Eastern Africa and the UK

Apart from Unbreakale Bonds being this year’s theme for our activities, it is also the title of a special anthology of fiction, photography and nonfiction from Eastern Africa and the UK diaspora. The anthology is edited by Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire, Esther Mirembe and Sumayya Lee. This anthology is a part of the activities funded by … More UNBREAKABLE BONDS: An Anthology of Fiction, Photography and Nonfiction from Eastern Africa and the UK