Announcement of Writivism Literary Initiative 2020-2021 Interlude Programming

November 9, 2020 The Writivism Literary Initiative, established as a programme of the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) in 2012, is pleased to announce a 4 month Interlude programme starting November, 2020. The Writivism programme has been on hiatus since September 30, 2019. Between November 2020 and March 2021, the Writivism Literary Initiative under … More Announcement of Writivism Literary Initiative 2020-2021 Interlude Programming

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Statement by the Writivism Literary Initiative on #EndSARS Protest and #LekkiMassacres

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

What the Judges Said About the #Writivism2019 Longlists

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

Aujo Lillian to Lead BN Poetry Award’s Anniversary Celebrations

Lillian Akampurira Aujo, a Ugandan writer and poet, will be the chief guest at the Thanksgiving Evening to celebrate ten years of the Babishai Niwe (BN) Poetry Award. The winner of the inaugural Beverly Nambozo (BN – later renamed Babishai Niwe) Poetry Prize in 2009 attended the 2015 Writivism mentoring. Aujo was mentored by Zimbabwean … More Aujo Lillian to Lead BN Poetry Award’s Anniversary Celebrations