The Writivism Literary Initiative is pleased to announce the 2018 Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction longlist of 10 stories selected from almost 150 entries by a team of three judges chaired by Akwaeke Emezi. The other judges are Sumayya Lee and Daniel Kalinaki. The 2018 Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction longlist features stories … More The 2018 Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction Longlist
We are now a month into 2018 and now seems a good time as any to announce the 2018 Writivism Festival dates. The 6th edition of Uganda’s top literary festival will take place between August 17th and 19th, 2018 in Kampala. Following last year’s festival where we celebrated our fifth anniversary and the triumphs of … More Announcing the #Writivism2018 Festival Dates and Team
We are pleased to announce the six judges for the 2018 short story and creative non-fiction prizes. The short story prize panel will be chaired by Shadreck Chikoti, a writer, publisher and representative of the Story Club of Malawi, who are sponsoring the prize. Chikoti will be joined by Beatrice Lamwaka, an award-winning Ugandan short … More Announcing the Judging Panels for the 2018 Writivism Prizes!
The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non-Fiction is an annual award for creative non-fiction by emerging African writers administered by the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) and sponsored by the Koffi Addo family. Entrants must be unpublished writers (unpublished here means those who have not had a book published), resident in an African … More The 2018 Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction Submission Guidelines
The Writivism Short Story Prize is an annual award for emerging African writers administered by the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) and, as of 2018, sponsored by The Story Club, Malawi. Now in its sixth year, the prize has supported literary careers for hundreds of emerging African writers. Entrants must be unpublished writers, resident … More The 2018 Writivism Short Story Prize Submission Guidelines
The joint shortlist for two 2017 Writivism prizes has been announced today (Monday July 17, 2017). The shortlists were selected by the two different panels of judges for the two respective categories of this year’s prizes. The Short Story Prize is judged by Helon Habila (chair), Sumayya Lee, Ayesha Harruna Attah, Emmanuel Sigauke and Edwige-Renée … More The 2017 Writivism Prize Shortlist
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