Posts Tagged "British Council"

“Suubi” – A sample collection of short stories and poems from AWT’s mentored writers

AWT is proud of the writers who successfully completed the online mentoring program in association with the British Council. To read a sample of their works click here

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More from the International Public Dialogue–Where is the Great African Novel— that was held on 31 May, 2012. Also present was Doreen Baingana, Ugandan author of Tropical Fish, which won the 2006 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, best first book, Africa, and…

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Ugandan writers at the Literary evening organized by AWT, May 2012

Invitation to an International Public Dialogue

I am writing to invite you to participate in the international dialogue on writing and publishing. The discussion will focus on the general theme: Where is the Great African Novel? The debate will further examine some of the contemporary literary…

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AWT Making strides: Weaver of Words Nii Ayikwei lights up Uganda

There was poetry in all his gestures. In the way he teased and toyed with his audience; played and poked fun at the gathering of emerging and established poets and writers, students, academics and book lovers from across the board…

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Updates from African Writers Trust

At African Writers Trust, we are gearing up for a Literary Feast in May, 2012. In partnership with DOEN Foundation and British Council, we have invited a performance poet, an international publisher and a leading literary agent, all from the…

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A feast of Words and Wine for Ugandan Writers

Two writing and mentoring workshops for emerging Ugandan writers kicked off at the end of October 2011, running through the first week of November at the Uganda National Museum in Kampala.  The workshops were organised by African Writers Trust, (AWT)…

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