Canex Book Factory Creative Writing Workshop Calls for Application
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Canex Book Factory Creative Writing Workshop Calls for Application

Calling All Prose Writers of African and Caribbean Descent to apply for the CANEX BOOK FACTORY CREATIVE WRITING  WORKSHOP

In collaboration with James and Grace Adichie Foundation, owned by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and Narrative Landscape, CANEX will host a book factory’s creative writing workshop in Ghana.



The Creative and Cultural Industries (CCIs) serve as drivers of both economic growth and cultural engagement. Primarily, they generate income through the trade and commercialization of intellectual property rights. While creating new jobs in higher occupational skills, particularly for small and medium-sized enterprises.

This workshop is dedicated to the art of prose and aims to support and develop literary talent within Africa and the Caribbean.


CANEX Workshop

Workshop Overview

  • The Workshop will feature a ten-day residential program, running from 12-22 August 2024.
  • Additionally, an extra session will take place from 15-30 June 2024. This provides more opportunities for participants to grow their creative writing skills.


– The James and Grace Adichie Foundation
– Narrative Landscape Press Limited

Workshop Details:

Hosted in a supportive and collaborative environment, the workshop provides a unique opportunity to learn from experienced writers and industry professionals such as Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

More so, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will lead a team of writers who will facilitate the workshop. Alongside legal and business professionals who will provide valuable insights into the legal and commercial aspects of the writing profession. Workshop participants will have the chance to contribute to an anthology of writing that will be published after of the workshop.

How to Apply

  • Prose writers of African and Caribbean descent are encouraged to submit their applications between 15-30 June 2024.
  • Applications will include a statement of purpose, and a 500-word writing sample.
  • Therefore, this is an excellent opportunity to enhance your writing abilities. And connect with other talented writers from across the African and Caribbean regions.
  • For more information and to apply, please visit here 

They look forward to receiving your applications!


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