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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...

SBMEN’s 2020 Creative Writing Workshop For Women Is Supported By Ford Foundation / How To Apply

Society for Book and Magazine Editors of Nigeria (SBMEN) is proud to announce its Virtual Creative Writing Workshop for young female writers.   The aim of the SBMEN Creative Writing Workshop For Women  is to: enhance the skills and talent of female writers; explore the literary works of inspiring female writers and provide a platform for female writers...

Serendipity And Chika Unigwe’s Lecture At The Center Of Memories. I Learned About The Importance Of Owning and Controlling Our Own Narratives.

Some writers rely on serendipity to lead them to a writer they have long admired or an idea they have been trying to explore. I am not such a writer. I am a planner. A strange temperament, especially when you consider the capricious nature of a writing profession (or of any artistic pursuit). And yet,...

The Lagos Poetry Festival 2019, 5th Edition

The Lagos International Poetry Festival (LIPFest2019) is here. Now in its fifth year, the festival, which was founded in 2015 by Efe Paul Azino, promises to be “a wild beautiful thing.” The festival begins October 30th, 2019 and ends November 3rd, 2019, and it features over fifty writers and poets and thinkers from over ten...

Do you love fiction? If yes, Afritondo has submitting for you. Afritondo, “the media and publishing platform that aims to connect with and tell the stories of Africans and black minority populations across the globe”, is calling for comments on their latest short story, “Looking for Papa”. This is in anticipation of their $1000 Short Story...