CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2017 Writivism Online Mentoring Programme


Are you a writer or aspiring writer in need of a mentor? Apply for the Writivism Online Mentoring Programme. Here’s a chance for you to work under the guidance of a published or award winning writer. Any writer who is resident in an African country and is yet to publish a book can apply.

Stories produced during the mentoring session will be entered for the 2017 Writivism Short Story and Koffi Addo Prizes.

To apply, send the following to

  1. A synopsis of the story you intend to work on, for the Writivism Short Story or Koffi Addo Non Fiction Prize
  2. A writing sample from the above project, of 500 – 1000 words
  3. A personal statement on your suitability for the programme
  4. A short bio, including your nationality and country of residence, of 50 – 100 words

All documents must be sent as attachments in Microsoft Word or PDF formats. The email subject must read 2017 Writivism Mentoring Application. All applications must be received by 31st January 2017 midnight, East African time.

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  1. how come the deadline is 21st January and the post was made at a later date. if I have it wrong then please clarifications

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