Category: Workshops

  • Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s Flame Tree Writers is here

    Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s Flame Tree Writers is here

    Flame Tree Writers, the new initiative from Abubakar Adam Ibrahim in partnership with Heinrich Böll Foundation, has made a callout for writers. Abubakar Adam Ibrahim is the award-winning journalist and author of the novels Season of Crimson Blossoms (2015) and When We Were Fireflies (2023) and the short story collections The Whispering Trees (2012) and…

  • Théo Ananissoh features at PEN Togo’s Literary Cafe

    Théo Ananissoh features at PEN Togo’s Literary Cafe

    Théo Ananissoh’s novel Le Soleil sans se brûler was the featured book at PEN Togo’s Literary Cafe on Thursday, August 3, 2023. PEN International is a worldwide association of writers, founded to promote friendship and intellectual cooperation among writers everywhere in 1921. The London-founded organisation has autonomous International PEN centres in more than 100 countries.…

  • Opportunities for writers, poets, and publishers for November ‘22.

    Opportunities for writers, poets, and publishers for November ‘22.

    In our continuing series, we share opportunities for those who wish to submit work be it poetry, prose, or other related arts in November 2022. These callouts are divided into education (MFAs, Fellowships, residencies), journals, publishers, and prizes. Education (MFAs, Fellowships, residencies). Idembeka Creative Writing Workshop Writing is often done in isolation, away from community.…

  • Ituĩka Writing and Translation Workshop participants revealed

    Ituĩka Writing and Translation Workshop participants revealed

    Those who will be participating at the Ituĩka Writing and Translation Workshop from November 11-13 were announced on September 15, 2021. Ituĩka is a new online and print platform devoted to publishing writers in African languages, facilitating translations, and raising the visibility of African language literary projects. One of its first projects is a writing…

  • Callouts: Jalada, Arablit Quarterly, Colour Culture Arts, Rari Poetry, Commonwealth, Myaambo.

    Callouts: Jalada, Arablit Quarterly, Colour Culture Arts, Rari Poetry, Commonwealth, Myaambo.

    We share six opportunities for writers to showcase their work and learn across the continent. It’s a good time in the African literary scene with many opportunities for those who want to either learn the craft or share their work to the world. Dear African writer, here are a few opportunities for you to take…

  • Nadifa Mohamed to facilitate Iceland Writers Retreat 2017

    Nadifa Mohamed to facilitate Iceland Writers Retreat 2017

    Nadifa Mohamed will facilitate the Iceland Writers Retreat 2017; one of her wards will be Kenyan writer Peter Ngila. So you’ve heard of the great writers from Iceland like Gunnar Gunnarsson, Bobby Fischer, Sjón, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, and Snorri Sturluson right? Nothing? Well you might not have heard of them but they are kinda famous in…