Selected Writers for the 2014 Writivism Creative Writing Workshop

In November 2013, CACEAfrica called for entries for the 2014 Writivism Creative Writing Workshop, inviting emerging African writers to submit their short pieces. From the numerous applicants (over a hundred), about sixty outstanding writers from over nine African countries have been selected to participate in the workshop this year, to be held in Cape Town, Abuja, Harare, Kampala and Nairobi on 08th February 2014.

The workshop will be led by Beatrice Lamwaka, Zukiswa Wanner, Rachel Zadok, Ukamaka Olisakwe, Monica Cheru and other writers of note. The workshop participants will later be paired with mentors, with whom they shall work to develop flash fiction to be published in South African, Zimbabwean, Ugandan, Kenyan and Nigerian newspapers. They shall also develop short stories to enter in the main 2014 Writivism Short Story Prize.

The selected writers this year are:

Ezeano, Chioma Precious

Vincent Nwilo

Chinelo Sylvia Onwualu

Paul Ugbede

Tolu Daniel

Miracle Adebayo S

Jane Nneoma Kalu

Ekene Noel Eziagulu

Nebeolisa Okwudili

Oboh Ebehireme Akoghamhen

Socrates Mbamalu

Ajayi Mary Temiloluwa

Maryam Isa

Caleb Adebayo C

Catherine Anne Jarvis

Raheim Whisgary

Chumisa Anathi Ndakisa

Saaleha Bamjee

Catherine Shepherd

Tiffany Mugo

Jarita C Holbrook

Efemia Christiana Nanama Chela

Beverly Marion Akoyo Ochieng

Amy Elizabeth Heydenrych

Tendai Perpetua Ziyambe

Lina Kotonya

Michelle Anne Preen

Gwendolene Tendai Kudakwashe Mugodi

Alton Tafadzwa Patson Mungani

Myolisi Sikupela

Harriet Anena

Peter Ngila

Sydney Mugerwa

Otim Christopher

Tracy Kadesa Adolwa 

Geoffrey Odyek

Emmanuel Ssebagala

Beth Nduta Waweru

Roland Niwagaba Byagaba

Charlotte Basirika

Apollo Sibuda

Baganzi Arthur

Christine Wangari Mwai

Ochen Alan Maxivin

Arthur Wonny

Minnie Kasyoka

Tinashe Muchuri

Abigail Ratidzo Dhliwayo

Lenni Mdawini Sibanda

Jude Mutuma Thuranira

Danayi Phillip Murodza

Nyachiro Lydia Kasese

Otieno Shem Owino

Edwige Dro

Sharon Tshipa

Nicholas Ndemange Mutuku

Wada Malidza

Mitterand Okorie

Jacqueline Njambi Kamau

Kemigisa Fiona Jackline

Melissa Ruth- Juliana Kiguwa

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