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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...

How To Edit Poetry: A Guide On How To Become One Of The Best Poem Editors In The World.

Serious poets want to be better writers of poetry. Also, they want to learn how to edit poetry. Many poets understand that editing is as important as the actual writing. It’s your opportunity to examine and refine your work into a better and more developed piece worthy of awards. It makes sense to learn how...

Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus Trust Creative Writing Workshop 2019 Is Currently Open For Submissions / How to Apply

We are very delighted to announce that the Purple Hibiscus Creative Writing Trust is now receiving applications for its workshop. Now in its 10th year, the workshop, which is organized by multiple award-winning Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, will hold in Awka, Anambra State—from December 9 to December 14, 2019. Accommodation will be provided for...

Recommended Short Stories You Can Read Online. This Edition Features Stories by Mayowa Koleosho, Adams Adeosun and Temitayo Olofinlua.

Yes, I found some good stories, and I am sharing them. Two from Jalada’s most recent issue, the Afterlife issue, and one from Agbowó, I hope you enjoy them. “The Replica” by Mayowa Koleosho (published in Jalada: The Afterlife Issue) “I had lost my mother ten years to the date. Ten years since a vital part...

Recommended Short Stories You Can Read Online. This Edition Features Stories by Klara Kalu, Innocent Acan Immaculate, and Edith Knight.

This week’s stories are beautiful and painful and funny; all three stories from Brittle Paper. Two from the anthologies they published this year—Go the Way Your Blood Beats, edited by Ananthi Jongilanga, and The Vanguard Book of Love Stories, edited by Nonso Anyanwu—and one from their blog. I hope you enjoy them as much as...

One of the three recommended short stories this week is by a writer we know well; the two others are from writers whose name we’ll hear more and more very soon. One of the stories was published in an African mag, Agbowo’s ‘Limits’ Issue, while the two others were published in non-African mags—Barren and Zoetrope....

Register For The Upcoming SBMEN Fiction and Non-Fiction Editing Workshop for Editors and Writers Billed To Hold This September

The Society of Book and Magazine Editors of Nigeria (SBMEN) will be holding another career-changing editing workshop in September, 2019. This upcoming workshop will be its third for the year. This edition has been themed: The Fundamentals of Fiction and Non-Fiction Editing. If you have always dreamed of becoming a professional editor, here’s your chance...