By Clarie Gor Title: Rachel’s BlueAuthor: Zakes MdaGenre: FictionPublisher: NB publishers LimitedPages: 287Year: 2013 “She wonders why this became her story and not Jason’s, why it was the victim’s story and not hers.” Rachel’s Blue is a story that explores what happens when a rapist seeks custody over a child conceived through rape. It opens … More Rachel’s Blue: A Review
#Writivism2018, the sixth edition of Uganda’s premier literary festival, Writivism, is set to take place during the third weekend of August from 17th to 19th, 2018 at The National Theatre and The Square Place. The festival edition will be held under the theme of ‘Legac(y)ies’. Speakers and attendees will celebrate the different ways history can … More The Theme for the #Writivism2018 Literary Festival is…Legacy!
The Kampala-based Writivism Literary Initiative has announced a five-day tour of English cities and universities, to celebrate five years of promoting Africa-based writers. The celebrations will kick off at Sussex University in Brighton on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, as part of the 7th African Popular Cultures Workshop themed: East African Literary Cultures: From Writivism to … More Writivism takes fifth anniversary celebrations to the United Kingdom
Deadline: April 14, 2017 12 midnight Harare time Are you working on a feature film script? Are you working on a short film script? Are you interested in adapting an African story for the big screen? If you answered yes to at least one question, then this could be your opportunity. Applications are invited for … More ICAPA WRITIVISM SCRIPT WRITING RESIDENCY 2017
L’initiative littéraire Writivism est heureuse d’annoncer que son programme de mentorat en ligne 2017 est ouvert pour les soumissions. Writivism qui est un projet du Centre for African Cultural Excellence, identifie, accompagne, publie et promeut les écrivains africains en début de carrière résidant sur le continent africain. Actuellement dans sa 5e année, le programme Writivism … More Appel à Soumission pour le Programme de Mentorat d’Ecriture Fictive de Writivism 2017
At SunDown, as the Red Sun was calling it a day, the scissor hands of a dying god stretched through the ether to snuff out the light and plunge us into a void of darkness. Resolute. Victorious, the death claws retreated into the otherworld from whence it came, leaving behind a night chill and those unperturbed steadfast black-and-white … More Curtain falls
By Kirabo Byabashaija This must be every parent’s nightmare… Well, actually almost every father’s nightmare. That was my conclusion and I was only 85 words into the 3,465 worded piece. I giggled because I saw my late father written all over Aito’s introduction. Aito spins a tale of old pride in cultures that are slowly … More The List pays tribute to Old Pride in dying cultures