Call For Participation (ATTENTION: Short deadline!!!)

Literary Crossroads is a new series of talks where African writers meet colleagues from all over the continent and from the African diaspora to discuss trends, topics and themes prevalent in their literatures today.

In an effort to raise awareness on our new program “Literary Crossroads”. The Goethe-Institut is organizing a one-day workshop on creative writing. The theme of the workshop is Future and our imagination of the Future. The workshop will be taking place on Tuesday, 3rd May2016.


The workshop is targeted at young and aspiring writers. 10 participants will be chosen to

attend the workshop.

There will be an open Panel Discussion the day after the workshop.

Application Requirements

 Motivation letter stating why you want to take part

 One sample of your recent work

 CV or brief biography

 Deadline for Submissions

The deadline for submitting applications is: Saturday, April 30th, 2016.

Selected participants are expected to be present on Tuesday, 3rd of May by


Applications must be submitted to [email protected] Please

indicate “Literary Crossroads” in the subject line of the e-mail.

For further enquiries,

contact: [email protected]



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