Writings of the general word's body

Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Chimamanda-Binyavanga Workshop

Caine Winner & founding editor of Kwani? Binyavanga Wainaina (middle) with journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown & Brian Chikwava (Caine winner, 2004) - photographed by the blogger @ the British Museum on October 15th, 2005. Wainaina teams up with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to run a creative writing Workshop planned for July in Lagos, Nigeria. Details in Farafina's press notice - below

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Creative Writing Workshop in July

Chimamanda Adichie and the Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina will be teaching a creative writing class in Lagos in July.

The class will be run as an informal workshop and will meet for a fewhours every day to discuss assigned readings as well as the writing ofthe workshop participants. The idea is to encourage and promote reading and imaginative writing. To apply, please send a sample of fiction or non-fiction to
udonandu@gmail. com No poetry please.

You will be notified by e-mail if you are selected as part of the workshop and will receive further information about the dates and venue. Entries must be pasted in the body of the e-mail. No attachments please.

Deadline for submission is June 15. Notifications will be sent by July 10.


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