Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Creative Writing Workshop with Chimamanda Adichie & Binyavanga Wainaina

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 June 23 to July 2 2011. The workshop is sponsored by Nigerian Breweries Plc. Guest writers, including the Caine Prize Winning Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina, will co-teach the workshop alongside Adichie.

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. The aim of the workshop is to improve the craft of Nigerian writers and to encourage published and unpublished writers by bringing different perspectives to the art of storytelling. Participation is limited only to those who apply and are accepted.

Details on how to apply here

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