Unbreakable Bonds: My Brief Reflections (By Jacqueline Asiimwe, comments given at the opening of Writivism 2019) This is a powerful theme and a very thought provoking one. I decided to look up the meaning of the two words. Unbreakable: Shatterproof, indestructible, resistant, durable, sturdy, heavy duty Bond: Joined Securely especially by means of an … More Unbreakable Bonds: My Brief Reflections (By Jacqueline Asiimwe, comments given at the opening of Writivism 2019)
Abuja literary festival is on its second year and this time Writivism will be participating. This years festival is themed: Arts and Social Consciousness – the intent being to examine how Art can change the world and be a socially conscious tool across the different ideological leanings existent globally and more specifically, across the continent … More Writivism will be at Abuja Lit Fest 2019.
The shortlists for the 2019 Writivism Short Story Prize and The Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction have been announced, and they include 5 of Africa’s budding literary talents. Each of the shortlists is made up of 3 stories with one writer featuring on both, which is a true mark of their excellence as a … More 2019 Writivism Prizes Shortlists Announced
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