The #Writivismat5 Special Creative Writing Workshop

Application Deadline: June 15, 2017: 12 midnight: Gulu time   The Writivism Literary Initiative is pleased to announce that its fifth anniversary special creative writing workshop is now open for applications. A project of the Centre for African Cultural Excellence, Writivism identifies, mentors, publishes and promotes emerging writers. The #Writivismat5 special creative writing workshop is … More The #Writivismat5 Special Creative Writing Workshop

2013 Judges’ Comments on Short Story Submissions

It’s been five years since 2013 when we first run the Short Story Prize. The 2013 judges were Ernest Bazanye, Zukiswa Wanner and Ayodele Morroco-Clake. Prolific Ugandan writer Ernest Bazanye made these comments on the submissions. We found that they are still relevant to all of us as writers. “The problem with the arts is … More 2013 Judges’ Comments on Short Story Submissions

Who Are The Male Heroes of Ugandan Literature?

By Joel Benjamin Ntwatwa It must be said that the contemporary age of Ugandan literature is an era of women voices and triumph. Whether in fiction, drama or poetry, Uganda’s most recognisable voices in literature are female. Examples include, Goretti Kyomuhendo, Adong Lucy, Jackee Batanda, Aujo Lillian, Deborah Asiimwe, Beverley Nambozo, Arac de Nyeko, Glaydah … More Who Are The Male Heroes of Ugandan Literature?