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

The 2014 Writivism Short Story Prize Judges

The Writivism Short Story Prize is the heart of the Writivism program. This year, the prize has opened up to the entire continent, and is currently receiving entries from emerging writers. To boost regional participation, there shall be regional prizes, besides the overall prize. This year, the panel of judges comprises of five accomplished writers … More The 2014 Writivism Short Story Prize Judges

The February 2014 Poetry Love Featured Poem and Response

The Writivism Poetry Love Featured Poem of the month of February 2014 is “I Had a Dream Last Night”, by Phakamani Khumalo and the Featured Reader Response is by Taremwa Suzie Kels. Congratulations to Taremwa from us at CACE. “I have never seen a poem this good”, Taremwa wrote. Renee Edwidge Dro added “Wow! Deep … More The February 2014 Poetry Love Featured Poem and Response

2014 Writivism Short Story Prize Submission Guidelines

Opening date – 8 February 2014 Closing date – 30th April 2014 Entries must be submitted online, on the Writivism website. No mark as to the identity of the writer should be made on the story itself. No entries will be considered if submitted after this date. The competition long-list (of fifteen to twenty five … More 2014 Writivism Short Story Prize Submission Guidelines

The January 2014 Poetry Love Featured Poem and Response

The Writivism Poetry Love Featured Poem of the month of January 2014 is “Dance Partner” by Beverley Nambozo and the Featured Reader Response is from Otieno Owino Mikwa. “I love the rhythm, the beat. And do I read a fast pace? I love the message and the imagery too. And yes it is true the … More The January 2014 Poetry Love Featured Poem and Response

Selected Writers for the 2014 Writivism Creative Writing Workshop

In November 2013, CACEAfrica called for entries for the 2014 Writivism Creative Writing Workshop, inviting emerging African writers to submit their short pieces. From the numerous applicants (over a hundred), about sixty outstanding writers from over nine African countries have been selected to participate in the workshop this year, to be held in Cape Town, … More Selected Writers for the 2014 Writivism Creative Writing Workshop