Selected Writers for 2012 Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop

In April, Farafina Trust called for entries for the 2012 Farafina Trust creative writing workshop, inviting writers from all over the world to submit their short pieces. From the numerous applicants, twenty-two outstanding writers have been selected to participate in the workshop this year, which will be taught by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Binyavanga Wainaina and other writers of note.

They selected writers this year are:

1. Onomarie Francesca
2. Chidinma Nnamani
3. Gbenga Awomodu
4. Ese Emuwa
5. Kanife Ejike
6. Kechi Nomu
7. Samuel Kolawole
8. Efembe Eke
9. Chinagorom Martin Emeka
10. Senan Murray
11. Husnee Hayat
12. Nana Darkoa Sekyiaamah
13. Nasir Yammama
14. Mona Zutshi Opubor
15. Yemisi Ogbe
16. Chika Oduah
17. Abdulaziz Ahmed Abdulaziz
18. Richard Um Alli
19. Yewande Omotosho
20. Fred Chiagozie Nwonwu
21. Monique Kwachou
22. Nnamdi Eme-Awa

We thank everyone who submitted entries this year, and we say congratulations to the selected writers!

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8 thoughts on “Selected Writers for 2012 Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop

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  2. Just 22 people? Thats rather few. Well i avnt recovered from the fact that i wasnt selected.
    See you next year chimamanda….aint givin up. And if i dont see u @ d workshop nxt year, we wud one day meet at a book signing…..n trust me i’ll b signing my own books for people…wanna bet? Lol

  3. heartbreak.i envisioned attending d workshop and meeting chimamanda and other great writers.congrats to d lucky ones.would gladly trade places wit u so in case u decide u r no longer interested or cant make it for any reason,contact me

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