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Selected Writers Announced for the 2015 Writivism Creative Writing Workshops

Writivism has released the names of the writers who have been selected to take part the 2015 Writivism Creative Writing Workshops.

Workshops are being held in five African countries in January next year and will be led by successful authors. In addition to the opportunities for improvement afforded by the workshops, selected writers will be assigned writing mentors.

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The Lagos workshop will be facilitated by Dami Ajayi, Kampala by Dilman Dila, Gaborone by Donald Molosi and Lauri Kubuitsile and Dar es Salaam by Zukiswa Wanner and Ayeta Anne Wangusa.

The Johannesburg workshop will be led by Yewande Omotoso and Saaleha Idrees Bamjee. 11 emerging writers have been selected to attend:

1. Saaleha Bhamjee
2. Greta Schuler
3. Siyabonga Lerumo
4. Chivimbiso Gava
5. Chris Djuma
6. Hellen Herimbi
7. Jafta Odendaal
8. Khanyile Joseph Mlotshwa
9. Lerato Molisana
10. Michelle Ainsile
11. Chumisa Ndakisa

Read the article and lists of attendees:

Since September 21, 2014, we have been receiving applications from emerging writers from allover the continent for our 2015 workshops. We are excited to announce that from the numerous applicants (over a hundred), our workshop facilitators have selected about fifty who shall attend workshops in Lagos, Kampala, Gaborone, Dar es Salaam and Johannesburg throughout January 2015.

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