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Continuing the conversation

Years ago when we first started talking about creating an entity for African Writers living on the continent and the Diaspora, we realized right away that what keeps us apart should be our strength: various languages, locations, skills and abilities. We’ve wanted a community of and for African writers for a long time.

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Africa on the globe

Local sightings, global visions: results from AWT’s workshop for new writers

Some small good news for those who worry that East Africa is a literary dwarf, desert, or disrespectful “d” word of choice. In February and March 2010, AWT sponsored a workshop for college writers to learn more about the professional craft and about publishing opportunities both inside and outside of Africa. We thank Diana Nabiruma […]

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