October 22, 2020 The Writivism Literary Initiative, established as a programme of the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) in 2012, expresses solidarity with the writers, thinkers, editors, and other creative individuals alongside their comrades, protesting the oppression and exploitation of ordinary people by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police. Our sympathies … More Statement by the Writivism Literary Initiative on #EndSARS Protest and #LekkiMassacres
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.
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
The Writivism Literary Initiative released the much-anticipated #Writivism2019 Short Story Prize and the Koffi Addo Creative Nonfiction Prize longlists on Monday 25 March, 2019. Following their release, the lead judges and the managing editor of Writivism shared their thoughts on this year’s stories. Ayesha Harruna Attah, who chaired the nonfiction judging, said: “Of the entries … More What the Judges Said About the #Writivism2019 Longlists