It's that time again, writing people! The 2013 Farafina Trust Creative Writing workshop is now open to applicants. The workshop is taught by Orange and Commonwealth Prize winning author, Chimamanda Adichie, Caine Prize winning author, Binyavanga...―
What see you? ∙ Record by Pemi ∙ He was alone, like he always was these days. With nothing to do, time stretched before him like an empty notebook, no pen to fill its stark pages. ∙ She was his work. His job, his hobby, his...―
...if you are in Lagos and love all things literary. ∙ This evening, there's the Farafina Trust Literary Evening, to mark the end of the 2012 Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop organized by Chimamanda Adichie. Onyeka Onwenu will be...―
ANNOUNCING THE 2012 FARAFINA TRUST CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP Farafina Trust will be holding a creative writing workshop in Lagos, organized by award-winning writer and creative director of Farafina Trust, Chimamanda Adichie, from August 14 to ...―
Image from here ∙ The 2012 Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop has been announced. As an attendee at last year's workshop, I know a few reasons why you should apply - that is, if you're a writer seeking learning/improvement. ∙ ...―
Andrew rested his head on his hand, and listened for a whole hour to Uncle Jeffery as he gave him tips on how to behave when he got to the Ukraine. It went on and on, covering the subjects in-depth until Andrew thought there were no angles left...―
Parrots squawking on the rooftop Monkeys lounging at the backyards O! that is my father’s house My skin is black My hair is black My pot is black I’m an African child My food is cucumba Planted by the crest of the ...―
The first phase of the New African Writing initiative is over, with fifteen of the best entries selected for review. We now announce the start of the second phase, and for writers who did not get a chance to submit the first time, this is...―
Emerging writers are requested to submit any piece of prose of no more than 5,000 words. Thirty pieces will be selected from the submissions, and the writers will be invited to read five minutes of their work during the event. Our panel of...―
In Voice of America, almost everybody has an international passport, while those without it only nurture escapes from different miseries. Give some of them visas and they are bound to become Americans or at least illegal immigrants. When their...―
Today I will be sharing some lessons from the Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop, written by Gboyega Otolorin, a fellow participant. My blog posts on the workshop have been accused of being too much of a personal account, like a diary (which...―
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