FARAFINA CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP 2016

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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
21 to July 1, 2016.

The
workshop is sponsored by
Nigerian Breweries Plc. The
Caine Prize-winning Kenyan
writer, Binyavanga Wainaina,
Aslak Sira Myhre and others will
co-teach the workshop
alongside Adichie

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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 writers and to
encourage published and
unpublished writers by bringing
different perspective to the art
of storytelling.
Participation is limited only to
those who apply and are
accepted.
To apply, send an e-mail to
udonandu2016@gmail.com.
Your e-mail subject should
read ‘Workshop Application’.
The body of the e-mail should
contain the following:
1.Your Name
2. Your Address
3. A few sentences about
yourself
4. A writing sample of between
200 and 800 words. The
sample must be either fiction or
non-fiction.
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All material must be pasted or
written in the body of the e-
mail. Please DO NOT include
any attachments in your e-mail.
Applications with attachments
will be automatically
disqualified.
Deadline for submission is May
20, 2016. Only those accepted
to the workshop will be notified
by June 10, 2016.
Accommodation in Lagos will
be provided for all accepted
applicants who are able to
attend for the ten-day duration
of the workshop. A literary
evening of readings, open to
the public, will be held at the
end of the workshop on July 1,
2016.
Good luck!
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