2021 Kwame Nkrumah Creative Writing Workshop accepting applications

The Accra International Book Festival (AIBF) is inviting applications from aspiring authors for the 4th Kwame Nkrumah Creative Writing Workshop. 

Open to persons who are interested in writing thrillers, satire, memoir, Y/A (young adult), poetry, creative non-fiction, literary fiction or children’s literature, among others, the Afro-Book Festival organisers have said that this year’s course will take place on video-conferencing platform, Zoom, from October 28 to 29, 2021 due to the Covid-19 situation in Ghana. 

The Application deadline for the 2021 edition, which would be held for 10 selected writers, is September 20, according to a statement by the AIBF.

Those interested are to email their application letters accompanied by their resume and two sample write-ups to, not later than the date specified. 

A workshop committee, the AIBF stated, has been set up to screen applications and select only 10 successful applicants for the fellowship. 

The free course will be taught by acclaimed local and international novelists and literary agents. 

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