Mawazo Africa Writing Institute Creates an Organic Space for Your Characters to Live and Grow

My writer’s muscles were strengthened. Today, I know my characters better, I am more aware of the world I am creating in my novel and how this world may affect the larger world around me

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Tutor Jennifer Makumbi wins Windham-Campbell prize!

We at Mawazo are extremely excited by and proud of the huge award our current workshop instructor, Jennifer Makumbi, won last week. The $165,000 Windham-Campbell prize was set up to "provide writers with the opportunity to focus on their work independent of financial concerns". [Read Makumbi's interview with the BBC] Writing fiction can be a … Continue reading Tutor Jennifer Makumbi wins Windham-Campbell prize!