Goethe-Institut Writer’s Residency for African Writers Under 40, Slated To Hold In Burkina Faso (Awards: €1,500) / How To Apply

Young African writers are invited to apply for the Goethe-Institut/ Bureau de liaison Ouagadougouwriter’s residency program. No submission fee is


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Event # iyil2019 / CWN Will Be Tweetchatting With Ositadimma Amakeze About His Recent Fable Titled, Anụ Gbaa Ajọ Egbe

Have you ever considered writing a book in your indigenous language? Would you like to get tips from a polyglot


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Ten Brilliant Poets Discuss Their Writing Philosophies, Recommend Stellar Poems and Offer Tips On How Best To Handle Rejections

Poetry, lubricant for the soul the soul of prose I suppose, sparse, shut-up, scope-charged, pause-patterned sometimes flamboyantly confusing like [dead]


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Six Award-Winning Writers Share Writing Tips, Personal Writing Philosophies and Stories About Rejection Letters

Six award-winning writers have gathered around the fire to discuss their writing philosophies. We’ll have the privilege of learning how


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How To Write A Short Author’s Bio: The Do’s and Don’ts of Introducing Yourself

Once, I heard someone reading a writer’s bio aloud. It began with “unpublished novelist.” The person stopped to make space


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Gender Roles Within Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Ernest | An Academic Essay

Within the play The Importance of Being Ernest the male and female characters are fulfilling stereotypical Victorian-era gender roles superficially.


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Personal Essay: On Getting Writing Advice From Chimamanda Adichie, Bonding With The Literati and Enjoying The Purple Hibiscus Creative Writing Workshop

The thing to know about acceptance letters is that they usually come when you least expect them; most people are


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