Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop

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The Farafina Trust will be holding a creative writing workshop in Lagos, organised by Chimamanda Adichie, from June 16 to June 26 2015. Guest writers who will co-teach the workshop alongside Adichie are the Caine Prize -winning Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina and the National Librarian of Norway Aslak Sira Myhre. The aim of the workshop is to improve the craft of writers and to encourage published and unpublished writers by bringing different perspectives to the art of storytelling. Applications are now open.

The workshop will take the form of a class. Participants will be assigned a wide range of reading exercises, as well as daily writing exercises. A literary evening of readings, open to the public, will be held at the end of the workshop.

What are the criteria?

Applicants must submit their:

    • Name
    • Address
    • A few words about themselves
    • A writing sample (200-800 words)

More information: Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop

Closing date: 30 April 2015

Image courtesy of Read Farafina and Seyi Emmanuel Oyeleke

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