Open Call: Apply for the 10-Day Cassava Republic’s African Women’s Non-fiction Writing Workshop

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Cassava Republic is inviting qualified women non-fiction writers from across the continent to apply for its writing workshop residency.

The 10-day workshop with the theme, Taboo, meaning forbidden, will “explore subjects from different angles, leading to a published collection of essays.”

The residency is open to Black women over 18 years domiciled in Africa, and will hold in July 2024 in Johannesburg, South Africa, all-expense paid.

How to Enter:

Submit a short pitch of your take on the theme Taboo, as well as a first draft essay to be worked on during the residency.

Follow this link to submit.

Applications close May 31, 2024.

Read more on the residency here.

Lake Adedamola is a poet, writer, and editor with Nantygreens, who's worked with several other literary blogs including Brittle Paper. He has, since 2018, served in various capacities on the Lagos International Poetry Festival, LIPFest, team.

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