17 Jun, 2024

Peter Obi, Others Present As Anambra Young Writers Celebrate Achebe, Unveil New Anthology in His Honour (photos)

  By Joseph Udeze, Awka Former Governor of Anambra State and 2023 Presidential Candidate of Labour Party in Nigeria, Mr. Peter Obi, has commended young writers in Anambra State for annually celebrating legendary Nigerian writer, Late Prof. Chinua Achebe. Obi gave the commendation while speaking at the 2023 Chinua Achebe Literary Festival and Memorial Lecture, […]

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2023 Chinua Achebe Literary Festival and Memorial Lecture Holds Today, Attend

It will be a gathering of writers, intellectuals, literary activists, book lovers and top political figures in Awka, the capital city of Anambra State, today, Thursday, as young writers in Anambra State set to host the 2023 Chinua Achebe Literary Festival and Memorial Lecture. The Coordinator, Society of Young Nigerian Writers (Anambra State Chapter), Izunna […]

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Anambra Young Writers Visit ABS Ahead of 2023 Chinua Achebe Literary Festival and Memorial Lecture

  By Blessing Dennis The Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW), Anambra State Chapter has visited the Managing Director of Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS), Sir. Chido Obidiegwu ahead of their 2023 edition of the Chinua Achebe Literary Festival and Memorial Lecture. The visit, according to the group, was to discuss potential areas of collaboration with […]

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2022 Chinua Achebe Literary Festival and Memorial Lecture/Attend

By Austin Ojiego Writers, intellectuals, literary activists and book lovers from different parts of the world will, on Wednesday, November 16, storm Awka, the capital city of Anambra State for the 2022 Chinua Achebe Literary Festival and Memorial Lecture. The Coordinator of the Society of Young Nigerian Writers (Anambra State Chapter), Izunna Okafor, made this […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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

This is how I learned the importance of controlling our own narratives, which was the central theme of a lecture by Chika Unigwe. 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 […]

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