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 and stories to be entered for the 2015 Writivism Short Story Prize.

Without further ado, below are the successful writers:

Kampala
1. Sydney Mugerwa
2. Saba El Lazim
3. Margaret Muthee
4. Lilian Akampurira Aujo
5. Harriet Anena
6. Anne Kirya
7. Emily Achieng
8. Charlotte Bossa
9. Nabimanya Praise
10. Emmanuel Ssebagala
11. Jacky Kemigisa
12. Paul Kisakye
13. Emmanuel Anyole

Dar es Salaam
1. Jacqueline Njambi
2. Maimouna Jallow
3. Sima Mitta
4. Emma Kimani
5. Sarah Bonareri
6. Wairimu Muriithi
7. Valerie Bah
8. Regina Asinde
9. Magunga Williams
10. Robert Munuku
11. Peter Ngila

Johannesburg
1. Saaleha Bhamjee
2. Greta Schuler
3. Siyabonga Lerumo
4. Chivimbiso Gava
5. Chris Djuma
6. Hellen Herimbi
7. Jafta Odendaal
8. Khanyile Joseph Mlotshwa
9. Lerato Molisana
10. Michelle Ainsile
11. Chumisa Ndakisa

Lagos
1. Basit Jamiu
2.Chidinma Ogarama
3. Chika Chimezie
4. Gbolahan Badmus
5. Kate Ekanem
6. Tolu Daniel
7. Ronke Adeleke
8. Salau Adeola
9. Uzoma Ihejirika
10. Vivian Uchechi Ogbonna
11. Socrates Mbamalu

Gaborone
1. Gomolemo Morwa
2. Matlhogonolo Motshegwa
3. Sharon Tshipa
4. Janet Mudongo
5. Tshepo Bogatsu
6. Florence Phuti
7. Thato Chuma
8. Ofilwe Powe
9. Priscillar Matara
10. Katlego Kol-Les

CONGRATULATIONS.

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7 comments

  1. Reblogged this on Richard Ali's Blog and commented:
    The Centre for African Cultural Excellence has just announced the writers selected for its 2015 #Writivism workshop. Amongst the list are the following Nigerian writers.
    1. Basit Jamiu
    2.Chidinma Ogarama
    3. Chika Chimezie
    4. Gbolahan Badmus
    5. Kate Ekanem
    6. Tolu Daniel
    7. Ronke Adeleke
    8. Salau Adeola
    9. Uzome Ihejirika
    10. Vivian Uchechi Ogbonna
    11. Socrates Mbamalu

    Congratulations to everyone.

    – Ra.

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