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Creative Writing Workshop for Budding Writers

28/09/2010 15:58

The Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) in collaboration with the Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) is billed to hold a Creative Writing Workshop for budding writers, in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, Sunday, November 7 to Saturday, November 13, 2010. The workshop would be run by distinguished resource persons, established writers and experienced publishers/consultants.


Intending participants must have a flair for writing and must have been published in a creative outlet or must have unpublished samples of creative materials. 


Requirements for the different sub-genres of writing are as follows: 


Poetry: Three (3) samples are to be forwarded in.

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. 


Short Stories: Three (3) pages of text, typed double-spaced, should be adequate. 

Drama: A short dramatic sketch of not more than three (3) pages should be forwarded. 

Applications should be forwarded to: 

The Secretary

Creative Writing
Empowerment Grant (CWEG),

c/o NAL Secretary,

Faculty of Arts,

University of Ibadan,

Ibadan , Oyo State.



Applications must be accompanied with comprehensive curriculum vitae, which should include the mobile phone (GSM) number(s). 


Deadline: 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.


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