THE NIGERIAN ACADEMY OF LETTERS (NAL) in collaboration with NIGERIAN LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS (NLNG), are planning a Creating Writing Workshop for budding writers. This is scheduled to take place at Ibadan from Monday, November 8 to Friday 12, 2010. Participants are expected to arrive on Sunday, November 7 and depart on Saturday, November 13, 2010
Intending participants must have a flair for writing and must have been published in a creative outlet or must have unpublished samples of creative materials.
Each application must be accompanied with comprehensive curriculum vitae, which should include the mobile phone (GSM) number(s).
Requirements for the different sub-genres of writing are as follows:
For Poetry – Three (3) samples are to be forwarded
For prose fiction – A composition of not more than 5, 000 words is required, if meant to be a full-length novel, then the writer should indicate, as clearly as possible, the extent and development of the plot.
For Short Stories – Three (3) pages of text, typed double-spaced, should be adequate.
For Drama – A short dramatic sketch of not more than three (3) pages should be forwarded.
All applications, addressed to: The Secretary, Creative Writing Empowerment Grant (CWEG), c/o NAL Secretary, Faculty of Arts University of Ibadan , Ibadan , Oyo State . Should be in not later than September 30, 2010.
Successful applicants will be entitled to the following:
– Roundtrip transport allowance to and from workshop venue
– Hotel accommodation for the duration of the workshop
– Lunch and per diem for the period of workshop.
This workshop will be run by distinguished resource persons, established writers and experienced publishers/consultants.
Source: African Writers
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