African Women Non-Fiction Writing Workshop/ How to Apply: Benefits (Residency, Flight & Meal Expenses + More)
2 mins read

African Women Non-Fiction Writing Workshop/ How to Apply: Benefits (Residency, Flight & Meal Expenses + More)

African Women Non-Fiction Writing Workshop is Open!

If you are you an African woman passionate about non-fiction writing and you dream of refining your voice and honing your writing skills in a supportive environment, then this is for you!

Cassava Republic Press is thrilled to announce their upcoming 10-day residential writing workshop tailored specifically for African women based on the continent.

At Cassava Republic Press, they believe in the power of storytelling to shape narratives and inspire change. That’s why they are excited to invite you to join them for this writing experience like no other. Led by an experienced Black woman author (soon to be announced), this workshop is designed to empower you to fuel your creativity and amplify your voice.


Eligibility for the Workshop 

  • The Location of the workshop is Johannesburg, South Africa. Entrants must be open to traveling.
  • Only black women can enter
  • More so, entry is free.
  • It is stated that it would last for 10 days and would be impactful!
  • More so, Non-fiction writing would be the focus! The set month to kick off is July, 2024!
  • Visit the website through the link provided bio to access the application portal.
  • Submit your application before the deadline on May 31st.

African Women Non-Fiction Writing Workshop

Benefits of the African Women Non-Fiction Writing Workshop


  • Travel within the continent is covered, accommodation provided, meals are included.
  • More so, you get the opportunity to refine your voice: Learn from seasoned professionals how to express yourself creatively.
  • Upskill in Writing : Gain invaluable insights and techniques to elevate your writing to new heights.
  • Publication Opportunity: The workshop culminates in the publication of a final essay in the anthology, ‘TABOO’ by Cassava Republic Press.                                                                     



Get ready to be in Johannesburg for an unforgettable journey of creativity, community, and empowerment. Together, let’s defy taboos, challenge conventions, and celebrate the rich tapestry of African women’s voices. Apply now and take the first step towards realizing your potential as a non-fiction writer. We can’t wait to see what stories you’ll share with the world!


Good luck!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *