Tag: Sumayya Lee

  • Munachim Amah and Charles King win Writivism 2017 writing prizes

    Munachim Amah and Charles King win Writivism 2017 writing prizes

    Munachim Amah and Charles King are the winners of this year’s Writivism 2017 prizes for fiction and nonfiction. The announcement was made at a ceremony in Kampala, Uganda on August 19 as part of Writivism Festival 2017. The Writivism initiative has two prizes for writing. The fiction prize is called the Writivism Short Story Prize…

  • The Writivism prizes for fiction and nonfiction for 2017 announced

    The Writivism prizes for fiction and nonfiction for 2017 announced

    The shortlists for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2017 and the Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2017 have been announced today. A large part of the African writing community was today distracted by the beginning of the new season of The Game of Thrones. With many eyes elsewhere, our friends from Writivism decided that…

  • Writivism Short Story Prize 2017 longlist announced

    Writivism Short Story Prize 2017 longlist announced

    Twenty African writers have made the cut for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2017 longlist announced earlier today. The Writivism Short Story Prize celebrates writers from the African continent of prose from the last year. The prize which was born on the back of the Writivism initiative in 2012 would give winners US$500 and more…