Africa Writes Workshops
Africa Writes free workshops for Bristol-based creatives
Africa Writes has once again returned to Bristol!
And alongside their jam-packed brilliant host of events! They are also offering free workshops with some wonderful creatives.
Creatively Producing Literature with Lily Green – Saturday 29 June 11.30 – 13.30, Malcolm X Community Centre – A workshop for aspiring creatives with an interest in working with words. Director of experimental publisher No Bindings, will guide you through exercises to devise your own unique, multimedia, literary production.
The End 101: Finishing That Creative Piece with Billy Kahora – Saturday 29 June 11.30 – 13.30, Malcolm X Community Centre 11:30 – 13:30 – This workshop explores key technical aspects of writing craft that can help you move beyond a draft of any creative piece to being published.
Owning the Narrative: Poetry Writing Workshop with Koleka Putuma – Sunday 30 June 14.00 – 16.00, Arnolfini – Award-winning South African poet Koleka Putuma (author of Collective Amnesia) guides you through exercises that explore different methods of creating, transforming and sharing narratives.
Deadline to all workshops: Wednesday 19th June
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