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Writing Workshop With Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Learning To Write Like A Nobel Laureate At The Purple Hibiscus Creative Writing Workshop.

A writing workshop is a great opportunity for budding writers to have their works subjected to peer review and critique. Readers and writers workshops come in various models, but the goals are to teach writers to be better writers Every year, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie organizes the Purple Hibiscus Creative writing workshop. Various writers are selected...

The Goi Peace Foundation International Essay Contest/ How to Apply (Prize: $1350 + more)

The Goi Peace Foundation calls for essays for its essay contest for 2020. The theme for the contest this year is: “A Letter from Myself in 2030”. What will the world be like in ten years’ time? What will you be in that world? According the Goi Peace Foundation website: “Imagine what an ideal world...

Enter the 2 Elizabeth’s Contest!

2 Elizabeths is a short fiction, flash fiction, and poetry publication, focused on creating value and visibility for writers. Between February 1, 2017  and June 1, 2017, they are hosting a special writing contest! Three winning entries will be selected; the first prize is $325. The second place prize will be $100, and the third place prize will...

Widely-acclaimed Novel, Stay With Me, Now Available In African Bookstores

Stay With Me is the debut novel by Nigerian writer, Ayobami Adebayo. Set in Nigeria of the 1980s, the novel  follows a young couple, Yejide and Akin, in their struggle to conceive a child. Having sought help from conventional medicine, traditional African medicine and spiritual quarters, Akin bows to pressure form his family to take...