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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s annual Creative Writing Workshop in Lagos is Back! BellaNaijarians Get the Scoop on how to be Part of It



Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is back with her annual ‘Creative Writing Workshop.’ The workshop, formerly known as the Farafina Trust Creative Writing workshop is now to be called the Purple Hibiscus Trust Writing Workshop.

The announcement was made recently in Lagos.

According to Chimamanda, “The workshop, which is currently in its 11th year, will continue to provide me the opportunity to contribute to the growth of the writing community in Nigeria. It will also serve as a platform for writers to learn from one another and from established writers.”

This year’s workshop will be in partnership with Trace Nigeria.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at the Press Conference

For our BellaNaijarians who want to apply, get the details below:

Applications will be via email to [email protected].The email subject should read ‘Workshop Application.’The body of the email should contain the following; your name, address, a few sentences about ‘yourself’ and a fiction or non-fiction writing sample between 200-1,000 words.

Applications for the workshop will be open from September 24 until October 15, 2018.

The final shortlisted applicants will be notified on November 7, 2018, while the workshop kicks off November 20, 2018.

The organizers have added that accommodation will be provided for all accepted applicants in Lagos for the 10-day duration of the workshop.

Good luck!


  1. U.Jones

    October 3, 2018 at 11:14 pm

    This is really nice. Am appreciative of the fact that this comes up, it is actually a platform that will enable desirous growing writers not just to learn more but to break even with their literary dexterity… I love it.

  2. U.Jones

    October 3, 2018 at 11:15 pm

    This is really nice.

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