Announcing the #Writivism2018 Festival Dates and Team

We are now a month into 2018 and now seems a good time as any to announce the 2018 Writivism Festival dates. The 6th edition of Uganda’s top literary festival will take place between August 17th and 19th, 2018 in Kampala. Following last year’s festival where we celebrated our fifth anniversary and the triumphs of … More Announcing the #Writivism2018 Festival Dates and Team

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

Announcement of the 2014 Writivism Short Story Prize Shortlist

By Ellen Banda- Aaku (on behalf of the Judging panel 2014 Writivism Short Story prize). It was a pleasure to read all the stories on the long list. The themes of the stories were varied however many reflected in different ways the realities of life in our societies. Spousal abuse; the apathy of civil servants; … More Announcement of the 2014 Writivism Short Story Prize Shortlist