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Apply to the Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop

Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop

You get a chance to study with Chimamanda Adichie at the Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop! Chimamanda Adichie, Farafina Trust’s creative director, will host the creative writing workshop in Lagos, from June 21 to July 1, 2016. Binyavanga Wainaina, Aslak Sira Myhre and others will co-teach the workshop alongside Adichie.

At the workshop, accepted 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 bring different perspective to the art of storytelling.

Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop Submission Guideline

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: your name, address, a few sentences about yourself, and a fiction or non-fiction writing sample between 200 and 800 words.

Your submission must be written in the body of the e-mail, and NOT as attachments. Applications with attachments will be automatically disqualified.

Accepted writers will be notified by June 10. All accepted writers will be provided accommodation in Lagos for the 10-day duration of the workshop. Also, on July 1, 2016, a literary evening of readings will be open to the public. Good luck!

Deadline: May 20, 2016.
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