Writivism Announces Residency for African Writers at Stellenbosch University

Issued on March 31, 2016, 13:00 hours EAT, Kampala, Uganda  The Centre for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) in collaboration with the Stellenbosch University English department is delighted to announce the Writivism residency for emerging African Writers. From September 1 to 30, 2016, Pemi Aguda, winner of the 2015 Writivism Short Story Prize will be the inaugural writer-in-residence … More Writivism Announces Residency for African Writers at Stellenbosch University

Saaleha Idrees Bamjee’s Out of the Blue wins the 2014 Writivism Short Story Prize

Saturday 21st June 2014 Below are the winners of the Writivism Short Story Prize 2014. Overall winner: Saaleha Idrees Bamjee, Out of the Blue 1st Runner up: Saaleha Bhamjee, Lunatic 2nd Runner up: Ngasa Wise Nzikie, Devils Regional Winner, Eastern Africa: Ssekandi Ronald Sseguja, Walls and Borders Regional Winner, Westerm Africa: Kelechi Njoku, Survived By … More Saaleha Idrees Bamjee’s Out of the Blue wins the 2014 Writivism Short Story Prize

Announcement of the 2014 Writivism Short Story Prize Shortlist

By Ellen Banda- Aaku (on behalf of the Judging panel 2014 Writivism Short Story prize). It was a pleasure to read all the stories on the long list. The themes of the stories were varied however many reflected in different ways the realities of life in our societies. Spousal abuse; the apathy of civil servants; … More Announcement of the 2014 Writivism Short Story Prize Shortlist

Announcing the 2014 Writivism Short Story Prize Longlist

The longlist  for the 2014 Writivism Short Story Prize has been announced today (Thursday 15 May 2014). The longlist  was selected from over 200 entries from 17 African countries by  team of five judges chaired by Ellen Banda-Aaku. The other judges are Zukiswa Wanner, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Emmanuel Sigauke and Glaydah Namukasa. The 2014 longlist comprises: Day After Tomorrow … More Announcing the 2014 Writivism Short Story Prize Longlist