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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...

Looking Back Through a Misty Film: Recollection from the 2019 Purple Hibiscus Creative Writing Workshop

by Bura-Bari Nwilo In December 2019, I stood over Oly in my apartment in Nsukka and drew her attention to posts of Facebook friends who had screenshot acceptance letters signed by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for the year’s creative writing workshop. And in my eyes, she could see mild fury hinged on disappointment. I deafened her with...

The Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest Winners

A journal that seeks to “inform, educate, entertain and inspire the world through creative works of literature”, Kreative Diadem is a literary magazine concerned with providing a platform for the newest voices in creative writing, especially young writers. This year, as with two previous years, they called for submissions for their annual creative writing contest....

The Commuter is Now Accepting Poems and Graphic Narratives/ How to Submit (Payment: $100).

Electric Literature’s The Commuter is now accepting submissions of poetry and graphic narratives for publication. The magazine will pay $100 for accepted works. The deadline for submissions is, Monday, December 23rd, 2019. Who is Eligible to Submit: Anyone writing in English. There is no submission fee. How to Submit: Poetry: Submit 3-5 poems in a...

The Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest Shortlist.

A journal that seeks to “inform, educate, entertain and inspire the world through creative works of literature”, Kreative Diadem is a literary magazine concerned with providing a platform for the newest voices in creative writing, especially young writers. Their most recent issue, Rebel, features works by Frances Ogamba, Ugochukwu Damian, Michael Akuchie, Logan February, and...

New Awesome Book Alert: Colours of Hatred by Obinna Udenwe (Now Available For Pre-order).

From the author of the controversial church erotica, Holy Sex, and the conspiracy thriller, Satans & Shaitans, comes the new novel Colours of Hatred. We can’t wait to witness Obinna Udenwe’s magical storytelling, with plot twists that intrigue and enthrall us. About This Wonderful Book: On her deathbed, Leona seeks forgiveness by confessional. Dastardly as...