the 2015 writivism


The names of the shortlist have been made known by the chair of the 2015 Writivism Short Story Prize Judging Panel. The name of the Chair is Chika Unigwe, from Nigeria.  Here you find the statement by the Chair, including the names of the contenders.

these immigrants


I see two opposing trends. On the one hand I see a stress on the local situation in which people live. A movement of more political power for a small entity. On the other hand globalisation is getting stronger and stronger. In so many houses objects from all over the world have found a place. … Continue reading these immigrants

13 long listed for the act


This is all about a literary prize in Nigeria. 13 books have been put on the long list. The prize is to encourage young writers in the agegroup of 16-26 year. There are quite a few writers who fall into this category. The prize was initiated by the writer Chika Unigwe.  Here you find the … Continue reading 13 long listed for the act