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Aidoo, Chimamanda, 3 others for creative writing workshop

 Ama Ata Aidoo, celebrated Ghanaian writer, popular for her novels “The Dilemma of a Ghost” and “Anowa” among others; the Caine Prize Winning Kenyan writer, Binyavanga Wainaina and founding editor of “Kwani”, the first literary magazine in East Africa since Transition Magazine; South African writer, Niq Mhlongo famous for his first novel “Dog Eat Dog” translated into Spannish under the title Perro ComePerro in 2006; and Chika Unigwe, a Nigerian born author who writes in both English and Dutch are the heavyweight writers to assist Nigeria’s award winning writer and creative director of Farafina Trust, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, in this year’s edition of the Nigerian Breweries sponsored Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop scheduled to begin on 20 May in Lagos. 

The workshop will take the form of an interactive class session where participants will be assigned a wide range of reading, as well as daily writing exercises.


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