The 2018 Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction Longlist

The Writivism Literary Initiative is pleased to announce the 2018 Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction longlist of 10 stories selected from almost 150 entries by a team of three judges chaired by Akwaeke Emezi. The other judges are Sumayya Lee and Daniel Kalinaki. The 2018 Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction longlist features stories … More The 2018 Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction Longlist

The 2018 Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction Submission Guidelines

The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non-Fiction is an annual award for creative non-fiction by emerging African writers administered by the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) and sponsored by the Koffi Addo family. Entrants must be unpublished writers (unpublished here means those who have not had a book published), resident in an African … More The 2018 Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction Submission Guidelines

Finding Another Family

by Shelah Owino “I can’t be late!” I muttered to myself as I rushed to the reception of the Ntinda complex thingy. (couldn’t even remember the name) The gentleman there was gracious enough to escort me to the 3rd floor. Innovation village the wall read. Albeit out of breath, I told the receptionist, “I’m here … More Finding Another Family

THE 2017 KOFFI ADDO PRIZE FOR CREATIVE NONFICTION LONG LIST

The writers of the long listed stories for the second Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Non Fiction are: Emmanuel Yew Sekyere was born on December 14, 1989 at South Suntreso, Kumasi, Ghana. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Science from KNUST. He is a talented writer, graphic designer and singer, and he is passionate … More THE 2017 KOFFI ADDO PRIZE FOR CREATIVE NONFICTION LONG LIST

“The Connection in Our Diversity is Beautiful” – a Writivism-Afridiaspora anthology Review

by Mugabi Patsy SYNOPSIS What do you call the looming spirits, teeming with unbridled creativity, and are travelling at speed of 60 minutes per area? Maybe it holy Grimm’s cartoon, or the ghosts from your past with a blast or it is simply that the dilation of eyes travelling collectively on a journey of with … More “The Connection in Our Diversity is Beautiful” – a Writivism-Afridiaspora anthology Review