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

A DEVILISH CONSPIRACY: DAYO ADEWUNMI NTWARI’S “DEVIL’S VILLAGE”

By Kelechi Njoku Trust seems to be a tradition with the 2015 Writivism Short Story Prize shortlist, and, in this wise, Dayo Adewunmi Ntwari steers clear of exoticizing anything. He does not pause his story to explain the employment of drone strikes in Nigeria’s anti-terrorism combat nor does he describe a certain cortical “implant” in … More A DEVILISH CONSPIRACY: DAYO ADEWUNMI NTWARI’S “DEVIL’S VILLAGE”

The 2015 Writivism Short Story Prize Longlist

The longlist for the 2015 Writivism Short Story Prize has been announced today (Friday 22 May 2015). The longlist was selected from 277 entries received before the deadline for the prize submission. The panel of judges this year is chaired by Chika Unigwe and comprises Mukoma wa Ngugi, Tendai Huchu, Ainehi Edoro and Rachel Zadok. We are … More The 2015 Writivism Short Story Prize Longlist

2015 Writivism Short Story Prize Judges

As submission for the annual Writivism 2015 Short Story Competition rolls in, we want you to meet our panel of judges. The panel is chaired by Chika Unigwe who alongside Mukoma Wa Ngugi, Rachael Zadok, Tendai Huchu and Ainehi Edoro will judge this year’s competition. CHIKA UNIGWE (@chikaunigwe) Chika Unigwe is a Nigerian-born writer who … More 2015 Writivism Short Story Prize Judges