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CALLING ALL AFRICAN WOMEN WRITERS: AFRICAN WOMEN WRITERS WORKSHOP 2019!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted June 7, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on June 23, 2019
AFRICAN WOMEN’S WRITERS WORKSHOP 2019
AFRICAN WOMEN’S WRITERS WORKSHOP 2019

The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is inviting African women writers and journalists to apply for the African Women’s Writers Workshop 2019, a 10-day writing workshop in Ghana, (21-30 Oct 2019).
This workshop is targeted at women writers, journalists and activists who wish to step-up their involvement in highlighting issues around women’s rights and social justice and who wish to improve and practice their personal writing skills.
Participants:
a) must be: from the African region or the Diaspora + a feminist or women’s rights activist + highly proficient in verbal and written English + available to travel and to attend the event;
b) are expected to read widely from assigned selected texts, and to complete daily writing exercises;
b) are expected to use the knowledge acquired during the workshop to write widely about social justice issues in and beyond their communities;
c) will also be required to produce at least 2 articles, blogs or longer pieces for use by AWDF.

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Young women writers between ages 21-35 are especiallyencouraged to apply. Priority will be given to interested women writers (fiction & non fiction) journalists, academics.

For more information please visit https://awdf.org/calling-all-african-women-writers-african-women-writers...

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Jill Langhus
Jun 08
Jun 08

Thanks, Ana. Sounds like a great opp!

Gertrude Pswarayi
Jun 08
Jun 08

Thank you Jill. I will explore this opportunity and also share with women that we work with.

Warm regards,

Gertrude

Jill Langhus
Jun 08
Jun 08

You're welcome, dear. Good luck:-)