Due Date: May 8, 2019

Are you in Cameroon? Are you in between the ages of 18 and 30? Are you an emerging author or do you wish to be one? Bakwa Publication, in cooperation with the University of Bristol, is happy to reveal that applications are open for an interesting brand-new innovative composing workshop focused on young Cameroonian authors.

The workshop, arranged for 3-7 June 2019, will be assisted in by acclaimed author Billy Kahora, whose narratives and innovative non-fiction have actually been shortlisted for rewards consisting of the Caine Reward for African Composing.

After the workshop, each individual will be coupled with a recognized author for a mentorship duration of 3 months to complete their stories. The stories will then be copyedited, proofread and equated into French for publication in a brand-new, multilingual anthology of brand-new composing from Cameroon. The anthology will be released in February2020 All effective candidates will be needed to take part in the complete series of activities: the workshops, the mentorship duration, in addition to a series of launch occasions in early 2020, consisting of public readings, schools gos to and more.


  • Open to young Cameroonian authors who live in Cameroon;-LRB- *****************).
  • Candidates need to be in between ages of 18 and 30.


To request the workshop, candidates ought to send the following:

  • A run-through of the narrative (100-200 words)
  • A composing sample of 500 words from the story.
  • A quick (200 words) declaration of inspiration for using.

The application products above ought to be sent by e-mail to [email protected] bakwa.org with “ Young Writers’ Workshop” as subject line.

To find out more, see Bakwa Young Writers’ Workshop

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