Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Pan African Literary Forum

July 3 - 18, 2008
in Kumasi, Ghana

A week-long retreat and master classes in the Asnte city of Kumasi. For more information go to: www.panafricanliteraryforum.com Applications are accepted at any time up to May 15, 2008.

Pan African Literary Forum (PALF) will attempt to give students and participants an unrivaled literary experience and has scheduled plenty of downtime for thinking, writing and production. PALF workshops will be uniquely designed to enhance both craft and professionalism, to facilitate your growth as writers, artists and thinkers. PALF will be structured to benefit writers of all levels of expertise from the curious to beginners and professionals. The only criteria will be a commitment to the craft and the literary life. An appreciation and desire to engage African literature and African literary cultures around the African world.

Fiction — Colin Channer, Junot Diaz, Niq Mhlongo
Poetry — Kwame Dawes, Yusef Komunyakaa, Patricia Jabbeh Wesley
Creative Nonfiction — E. Ethelbert Miller, Binavanga Wainaina
Speculative Fiction — Sheree Thomas
Performance Poetry — Sapphire


olufunke grace bankole said...

i just imagine this will be an amazing gathering--and the first of its kind, i think. i hope to be at a future one.

Anonymous said...

Any update of this event how was it


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