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THE 7TH Regional Residency for African Women Writers

THE 7TH Regional Residency for African Women Writers

The 7th Regional Residency for African Women Writers will take place in February 12-23rd 2018, funded by the Swedish Insitute.

The objectives of the Residency are; to provide space for women to write, to promote intercultural literary discourse, to find new literary voices and to celebrate African women’s literature.

Participants from East Africa include: Erica Sugo Anyandike (Tanzania) Susan Muyiyi (Uganda) Muthoni Thangwa (Kenya) Winnie Muhumuza (Rwanda) Mercy Mirembe Ntangaare (Uganda) Irene Muchemi (Kenya), Daphine Arinda (Uganda)

Participants from other regions include; Esther Mwema (Zambia) Tewebesh Bishaw (Ethiopia). More participants from other regions will be communicated soon.