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

THE 2017 WRITIVISM SHORT STORY PRIZE LONG LIST

We are excited to announce twenty writers whose stories have been selected by our five member panel of judges comprising Sumayya Lee, Haruna Ayesha Attah, Emmanuel Sigauke, Edwige Dro and chaired by Helon Habila as the 2017 Writivism Short Story Prize long list: Ollier Lemvo Dondedieu Richtel was born on 16th March 1995 in Brazaville, … More THE 2017 WRITIVISM SHORT STORY PRIZE LONG LIST

Announcing the Judges for the 2017 Writivism Prizes

The Short Story Prize   Helon Habila (Chair) Helon Habila is a Nigerian novelist and poet. His writing has won many prizes including the Caine Prize for African Writing. He worked as a lecturer and journalist in Nigeria before moving in 2002 to England, where he was a Chevening Scholar at the University of East … More Announcing the Judges for the 2017 Writivism Prizes

Selected Mentees for the 2017 Creative Writing Program

We are excited to announce the 29 successful emerging writers who will benefit from our 2017 mentoring programme. They were selected from a pool of almost 250 applications from all over the continent. They will have the fabulous opportunity of developing their story proposals to enter for the Writivism Short Story and Koffi Addo Prizes. … More Selected Mentees for the 2017 Creative Writing Program

Lignes directrices du Prix Writivism 2017

Le Prix Writivism est un concours annuel pour les écrivain(e)s en herbe africain(e)s administré par le Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE). Maintenant dans sa cinquième année, le prix a soutenu la carrière littéraire de nombreux écrivain(e)s en herbe africain(e)s. Les participant(e)s doivent être des écrivain(e)s non-publié(e)s, et résider dans un pays africains. Nous considérons … More Lignes directrices du Prix Writivism 2017