The Accra International Book Festival (AIBF) is inviting applications for the 2019 Kwame Nkrumah Creative Writing Workshop.

The face-to-face writing course will be held from October 24 to 25 at the University of Ghana, Legon, for 15 selected writers.

The applications deadline for the Kwame Nkrumah Creative Writing Workshop is on Saturday, August 31, 2019.

Interested persons have required to email their application letters accompanied by their resume and sample write up to, not later than the date specified.

Kwame Nkrumah creative writing

The Workshop Committee will screen the various applications and select only 15 successful applicants for the fellowship.

The free course will be taught by acclaimed novelists and literary agents in the publishing industry.

It is expected to bring all the ingredients of the best creative writing training to those who prefer to study or take part in the fellowship.

The workshop-based programme embraces multiple genres by providing well-structured support for new creative writers wanting to improve their writing skills.

It is open to persons who are interested in writing thrillers, satire, memoir, Y/A (young adult), poetry, creative non-fiction, literary fiction or children’s literature.