Finding Another Family

by Shelah Owino “I can’t be late!” I muttered to myself as I rushed to the reception of the Ntinda complex thingy. (couldn’t even remember the name) The gentleman there was gracious enough to escort me to the 3rd floor. Innovation village the wall read. Albeit out of breath, I told the receptionist, “I’m here … More Finding Another Family

A Writerly Communion

by Maria Kakinda Birungi A string of miraculous coincidences is what happens when on top of the fully catered for #Writivismat5 workshop, facilitated by Nick Makoha, I land on the quote “First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.”* Because if there’s a significant lesson I took … More A Writerly Communion

Appel à candidatures: atelier de gestion artistique et d’activisme littéraire

Appel à candidatures: atelier de gestion artistique et d’activisme littéraire au 5ème Festival annuel de Writivism 17-20 août 2017 Kampala, Ouganda Date limite: 30 juin 2017 Avez-vous mis en place ou envisagez-vous de créer une nouvelle plate-forme qui apporte de nouveaux publics à la littérature africaine? Voulez-vous échanger des idées et des conseils pratiques sur une telle … More Appel à candidatures: atelier de gestion artistique et d’activisme littéraire

2017 AMLA Workshop: Call for Applications

Call for Applications: Arts Management and Literary Activism Workshop at the 5th Annual Writivism Festival 17-20 August 2017 Kampala, Uganda Deadline: 30 June 2017 Have you set up or are you thinking of setting up a new platform that publishes or brings new audiences to African literature?  Would you like to exchange ideas and practical advice on … More 2017 AMLA Workshop: Call for Applications

The #Writivismat5 Special Creative Writing Workshop

Application Deadline: June 15, 2017: 12 midnight: Gulu time   The Writivism Literary Initiative is pleased to announce that its fifth anniversary special creative writing workshop is now open for applications. A project of the Centre for African Cultural Excellence, Writivism identifies, mentors, publishes and promotes emerging writers. The #Writivismat5 special creative writing workshop is … More The #Writivismat5 Special Creative Writing Workshop