Zambia and Kenya are #Writivism2018 big winners

Zambia and Kenya took the honors at the 2018 Writivism Festival, on the evening of August 19 in Kampala, as their nationals Ms. Chisanga Mukuka and Mr. Mbogo Ireri, won the Koffi Addo Nonfiction and Writivism short story prizes, respectively. With their stories “Belonging” and “Hopes and Dreams“, the two emerging writers take home USD … More Zambia and Kenya are #Writivism2018 big winners

Uganda at 56: Writing Independence (2000-2009)

Part III (2000-2009) The third part of the series highlights a wide range of writers of various disciplines whose work spans across fiction, non-fiction, poetry and theatre, and one can also see how this writing has touched other artistic disciplines such as film. As well as politics, the writers focus on their characters’ and subjects’ … More Uganda at 56: Writing Independence (2000-2009)

Uganda at 56: Writing Independence (1986-1999)

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 Days … More Uganda at 56: Writing Independence (1986-1999)

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

Arabic Literature in Translation: 18 Works Forthcoming in Winter-Spring 2018

by M. Lynx Qualey Eighteen literary works translated from the Arabic and forthcoming in English translation between January 1 and June 20, 2018: January 2018  1 Concerto in al-Quds, by Adonis, translated by Khaled Mattawa, forthcoming from Yale University Press 2 Banthology, ed by Sarah Cleave, forthcoming from Comma Press 3 Frankenstein in Baghdad, by … More Arabic Literature in Translation: 18 Works Forthcoming in Winter-Spring 2018