2016 Writivism Workshops Participants Announced

There’s a great deal to learn from others. That is why I am excited about Writivism’s workshops next year. I was selected to attend the Poetry Workshops in Kampala and cannot wait to be under the mentorship of Africa’s present voices on writing and poetry.

Check out the full list of participants.


Today at the Ake Arts And Book Festival in Abeokuta, Nigeria, Writivism Francophone programme partner Mamadou Diallo, flanked by James Murua, representing Writivism Board member Zukiswa Wanner announced the following as the participants in the 2016 workshops in Accra, Kampala, Abidjan, Dakar and Goma after readings by Pemi Aguda, Jane Kalu and Adeola Opeyemi:

Mohamadou Fadel Diop is a 23 years old student of political science at the University Gaston Berger of Saint-Louis. He enjoys talking about literature, music and football especially Manchester United. And when he’s not talking about all this, he writes small stories or news that he shares with anyone who wants it.

DiopMamadou Lamine Diop Dame, born January 11, 1992 in Rufisque (Senegal) is a former resident of the military academy of Saint-Louis. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in 2010, joined the Naval Academy in Livorno, Italy, where he obtained a Masters in maritime…

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