Saturday, October 04, 2008


“Writing Our Rights Creatively: Workshop on Engaging Literature in Education.”

An Internship Project for Young Nigerian Writers

Date: November 22, 2008.

Invitation is hereby extended to young Nigerian writers (ages average 18 – 30 years) to participate in an internship writing workshop organised by PEN NIGERIAN CENTRE.

The interactive internship workshop, which will be under the direction of two established Nigerian authors, is slated to take place at the University of Ibadan , on November 22, 2008.

Post-Workshop Activity

Each intern shall execute a post-workshop activity in expanding on the objective of the project, that is to teach and disseminate the function(s) of writing to a selected audience, emphasising on the role of literary creativity in the education of the civil society.


Prospective participants are required to send in a proposal for the follow up activity they wish to carry out as part of their application to attend the workshop. The proposal should include details of where the workshop will be held, who the audience will be and when it will take place. All workshops are to take place before or by the end of January 2009.

To apply for participation, please send a statement of interest including date of birth, contact details, favourite genre of writing, and a post-workshop activity proposal to:, and

The deadline for submission of application is October 21, 2008; invitation by email or telephony will be sent for confirmation of participation in the workshop.


Femi Osofisan
President, PEN Nigerian Centre

1 comment:

Lost at The End said...


I've seen you on New Dawn quite a bit. Interesting blog. Wish I were in Naija to participate in the workshop. One of the times when I really miss the joys of being home. Please o visit my blog sometime. Take care!