Come Saturday, 4th August 2018, Angels and Muse will be hosting Mr. Ayodeji Rotinwa as he will be training writers interested in narrative non-fiction, journalism, and freelancing on “NO FREE IN FREELANCE”, a beginners guide for writers.
Ayodeji Rotinwa is an itinerant freelance journalist, essayist and critic. He covers visual art & culture, social justice, sustainable development across West Africa, and increasingly elsewhere. His work often seeks to explore the intersections between these topics.
Rotinwa also writes extensively on his base, Lagos, Nigeria; its people, their losses and gains, and the politics in between. He has been published widely in print and online media, in titles such as Financial Times, Art Forum, Artsy, CNN, Forbes Africa, The Africa Report, Mail & Guardian, Roads & Kingdoms, amongst others.
He has also interviewed and profiled leading personalities such as the former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, globally renown visual artists Peju Alatise, Yusuf Grillo, Yinka Shonibare; Hollywood actors: Danny Glover, Chiwetel Ejiofor, amongst others.
In 2015, he was selected for the Farafina Creative Writing Workshop held and mentored by award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. In 2017, he was selected for the inaugural BudgIT Data and Investigative Journalism Fellowship where he produced investigative and deep-dive reportage on public health, social justice and politics. In 2018, he was selected for the Germany-based Festival Theaterformen Cultural Journalism workshop, tasked to help build a pan-African network to connect, upskill and promote African cultural journalists.
To join Mr. Rotinwa by 10 AM on Saturday 04.08.2018, register here to book your seats as he will be sharing his perspectives, expertise, and experiences in an intense 6-hour training on the DOs and DON’Ts of Freelance writing.
There are just 20 seats available so hurry and make your booking.
About Angels And Muse
Angels and Muse is the new alternative space for creatives from all over the world. Based in Lagos, this social blank canvas offers itself as a support system for expression, productivity and education for the keenest hands and minds to actualize their artistry. With space also containing a residency, it takes being a home for creativity to a whole new literal meaning. Angels and Muse is founded by Victor Ehikhamenor.