Uganda at 56: Writing Independence (1934 – 1978)

  Happy belated 56th independence anniversary, Ugandans! This independence week at Writivism, we are celebrating by publishing a four-part series that features 56 of Uganda’s writers, active between the 1934 to 2018 period. This list has been inspired by Darkowaa’s GH at 60 | Our Writers & Their Books at African Book Addict and Bakwa Magazine’s 100 … More Uganda at 56: Writing Independence (1934 – 1978)

Transcending the Flame: An Introduction by Emmanuel Sigauke

One of the greatest programmes run by the Writivism Literary Initiative is the Online Mentoring Programme for emerging writers across Africa. This programme results in a comprehensive list of stories that are published in an anthology like the one you are reading. As the Centre for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) states, the purpose of the … More Transcending the Flame: An Introduction by Emmanuel Sigauke

A Daybook of the African Woman’s Narrative

Afriwowri (African women writers) Literary Project Team, in collaboration with Writivism, The Sparkle Writers Hub, The Radioactive Blog and Africa Matters is excited to announce the official release of the anthology ‘The Different Shades of a Feminine Mind’. ‘The different shades of a Feminine Mind’ (A daybook of the African woman’s narrative) is an anthology … More A Daybook of the African Woman’s Narrative

2013 Judges’ Comments on Short Story Submissions

It’s been five years since 2013 when we first run the Short Story Prize. The 2013 judges were Ernest Bazanye, Zukiswa Wanner and Ayodele Morroco-Clake. Prolific Ugandan writer Ernest Bazanye made these comments on the submissions. We found that they are still relevant to all of us as writers. “The problem with the arts is … More 2013 Judges’ Comments on Short Story Submissions