The Writivism 2019 inaugural youth prize for Rukiga writing longlist

  The Writivism Literary Initiative is pleased to announce 19 longlisted writers for the 2019 Writivism Inaugural Youth Prize for Rukiga Writing. The long list for the secondary school level is comprised of 9 entries and the primary school level 10 entries. They were selected by a panel of three judges, chaired by Prof. Manuel … More The Writivism 2019 inaugural youth prize for Rukiga writing longlist

WEAVING NEW ROPES WHERE THE OLD ONES LEFT OFF” KOFI AWOONOR MEMORIAL LECTURE (WRITIVISM 2019) By: Afetsi Awoonor

The theme for this year’s Writivism activities is “UnBreakable Bonds”. We hope that we are not only defining the unbreakable bonds of our shared and varied Blackness across continents but also, the unbreakable bonds between fiction and nonfiction; the unbreakable bonds across generations of African thinkers; the unbreakable bonds between art forms: literature, photography; the … More WEAVING NEW ROPES WHERE THE OLD ONES LEFT OFF” KOFI AWOONOR MEMORIAL LECTURE (WRITIVISM 2019) By: Afetsi Awoonor

Unbreakable Bonds: My Brief Reflections  (By Jacqueline Asiimwe, comments given at the opening of Writivism 2019)

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)

Writivism: East Africa’s biggest literary festival returns this August

What’s better than an event whose entry is free of charge? The Writivism festival returns this August 15th and running for four days until the 18th at the National Theatre. The festival is hinged on celebrating African creative arts with a keen interest in literature. Writivism: East Africa’s biggest festival returns this August|EDGE