Are you a writer interested in learning the tenets of writing poetry, prose or non-fiction? Then apply for the Nwokike Creative Writing Workshop.
Organized by Nwokike Literary Club to help writers develop their writing skills and explore their creativity, the three-day workshop will run from January 12, 2024 to January 14, 2024. Applications must be made before the deadline of December 31st, 2023. Accepted participants will be able to learn from seasoned mentors who will guide them through the writing process and provide them with valuable feedback.
Benefits of the Workshop
- Engaging sessions on poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction
- Access to free e-books and other resources
- Get valuable feedback from seasoned mentors
- Network with other writers and share your work
Learn what it takes to become an eloquent writer.
The speakers of the virtual creative writing workshop include:
- Abuchi Modilim,
- Jide Badmus,
- Kayla Browne,
- Jakky Bankong-Obi,
- Njoku Nonso,
- Carl Trever,
- Timi Sanni,
- Mhembeuter Jeremiah Orhemba,
- Onyekachi Iloh,
- Adam Grabowski,
- Chimezie Chika, and
- Ogba Daniel.
How to Apply for the Nwokike Creative Writing Workshop
- All applications should be through the provided google form link.
- On the application form, potential participants can select more than one genre of writing they specialize in.
- They accept samples that are newly written or an excerpt from an old work, up to 1000 words for prose and non-fiction, and 3 poems for poetry in a single document.
- Additionally, you are to attach a motivation statement (in pdf only, up to 500 words) explaining what you hope to gain from the workshop and what specific areas of writing you would like to focus on during the workshop.
For more information or enquiries, send a mail to [email protected]
The application closes on the 31st of December, 2023.
Before applying, read 10 lessons from a creative writing workshop and how it can help your skill. Good luck.