This year’s festival will include speakers such as luminaries Prof. Taban Lo Liyong, Goretti Kyomuhendo, authors Akwaeke Emezi (Freshwater), Ijangolet Ogwang (An Image in a Mirror), Mugabi Byenkya (Dear Philemona), Dami Ajayi (A Woman’s Body is a Country), Shadreck Chikoti (Azotus the Kingdom).

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We’re particularly excited for the writing competition winners to be announced.  Wishing the shortlisted writers a lot of luck.


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The latest digital anthology of short stories developed in the Writivism Mentoring programme is titled Transcending The Flame.

It is edited by Emmanuel Siguake and features stories by Abu Amirah, Doreen Anyango, Beaton Galafa, Ifeanyi Abiodun Ibegbu, Precious Colette Kemigisha, Caiphus Mmino Mangenela, Gaamangwe Joy Mogami, Keletso Mopai, Poppy Muindi, Kafula Mwila, Peter-Paul Ndyani, Joel Benjamin Ntwatwa, Tochukwu Emmanuel Okafor, Osakwe Nwamaka, Eloghosa Osunde, Jarred Thompson, Ekweremadu Uchenna, Stephanie Wanga.

Available on kindle at Amazon and a special free download will be available soon.