Due Date: February 28, 2019

Applications for the Goethe Institut Nigeria Workshop 2019 for Kid’s Book Illustrators and Authors are now open. To promote the advancement of kids’s literature in Nigeria, Goethe-Institut Nigeria is arranging a workshop for 6 kids’s storybook authors and 6 illustrators in Lagos, Nigeria.

Ute Krause, among Germany’s best-known kids’s book author and illustrator, along with Nigerian illustrator Abdulkareem Baba Aminu, will carry out the workshop. The task intends to promote and support the advancement of genuine kids’s literature that shows the cultural and social truth in Nigeria.

If you are an author of kids’s books dealing with a book task, kindly send out a brief summary of your deal with some details about yourself (not longer than 1-2 A4 pages) in pdf. The workshop keeps up a throughout the day schedule (9am– 4pm) from Sunday, 17 to 21 March 2019.


  • Lodging costs and meal costs (Breakfast and lunch) are covered by Goethe-Institut Nigeria. All travel costs should be covered separately. The workshop is totally free.


  • Open to illustrators and authors of kids’s books;-LRB- ***************).
  • Interested illustrators or graphic designers need to have a background in art/graphic design/illustration and an exceptional understanding of the fundamentals of illustration (facial expressions, motion, point of view, design);-LRB- ***************).
  • Illustrators need to supply a brief bio (ca. 60 -100 words) and a portfolio of their art work without any more than 5 operate in pdf. Individuals will be anticipated to deal with paper/ink and paint;-LRB- ***************).
  • Interested authors and illustrators can use separately or as a group. Specific authors and illustrators will be combined together as a group throughout the workshop;-LRB- ***************).
  • The language of interaction throughout the workshop is English;-LRB- ***************).
  • They are trying to find individuals that are extremely inspired and want to strive throughout the workshop and after.


If you have an interest in taking part in this task, please send out an email and a sample of your work by 28 February 2019 to [email protected]

For more details, go to Goethe Institut Nigeria Workshop

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