Apply for the Writivism Creative Writing Mentoring program


Hello Sparkle Writers.

Have you always wanted to write creative stories but you need someone to guide you through the process?

Well, we are pleased to inform you that  the 2017 Writivism Creative Writing Mentoring is now open for applications. How exciting is that?

Writivism is a project of the Centre for African Cultural Excellence. They identify, mentor, publish and promote emerging African writers resident in any country on the African continent.

The online mentoring program is for emerging fiction writers and creative non-fiction writers who have not published a book yet.

The program will involve the emerging writer sending their work to the mentor (a published or award winning African writer), who will provide feedback on how the work can be improved.

Are you interested? Send an application to

Your application should contain the following:

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

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.

For more information, visit Writivism for more information.



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