The 2013 Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop Sponsored by Nigerian Breweries plc …

The 2013 Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop Sponsored by Nigerian Breweries plc ...

Farafina Trust will be holding a creative writing workshop in Lagos,
organized by award winning writer and creative director of Farafina
Trust, Chimamanda Adichie, from August 6 to August 16 2013.
The workshop is sponsored by Nigerian Breweries Plc. The Caine Prize
winning Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina, and others will co-teach
the workshop alongside Adichie.
The workshop will take the form of a class. Participants will be
assigned a wide range of reading exercises, as well as daily writing
exercises. The aim of the workshop is to improve the craft of writers
and to encourage published and unpublished writers by bringing
different perspective to the art of storytelling.
Participation is limited only to those who apply and are accepted. All
material must be pasted or written in the body of the e-mail. Please
Do NOT include any attachments in your e-mail. Applications with
attachments will be automatically disqualified.
Deadline for submission is JUNE 12 2013. Only those accepted to the
workshop will be notified by JULY 22 2013. Accommodation in Lagos will
be provided for all accepted applicants who are able to attend for the
ten-day duration of the workshop. A literary evening of readings, open
to the public, will be held at the end of the workshop on August 16
To apply, send an e-mail to
Your e-mail subject should read ‘Workshop Application’
The body of the e-mail should contain the following:
1.Your Name
2.Your Address
3.A few sentences about yourself
4.A writing sample of between 200 and 800 words. The sample must be
either fiction or non-fiction.


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