5 episodes

Writivism, a project of the Centre for African Cultural Excellence, is promoting African Literature and supporting emerging writers. Your hosts Esther and Bwesigye 3

The Writivism Podcast Writivism

    • Arts

Writivism, a project of the Centre for African Cultural Excellence, is promoting African Literature and supporting emerging writers. Your hosts Esther and Bwesigye 3

    Episode 5: Wanderings, That Idyllic Home, and Submit

    Episode 5: Wanderings, That Idyllic Home, and Submit

    Sumayya Lee hosts UnBreakable Bonds anthology contributors Marcelle Mateki Akita(fiction: 'Wanderings'), Lydia Kakwera Levy (nonfiction: 'That Idyllic Home') and Asha Mohamed (fiction: 'Submit'). This episode was recorded at a live event held during the 2019 Bare Lit Festival titled: Between diaspora and the continent, which doubled as the anthology launch in the UK. 

    • 24 min
    Episode 4: Malwedhe, Rural Stories and Women You Should Know

    Episode 4: Malwedhe, Rural Stories and Women You Should Know

    Gloria Mwanige, Kenyan writer who was shortlisted for the 2016 Writivism Short Story Prize is our co-host on this episode! We host Resoketswe Manenzhe, winner of the 2019 Writivism Short Story and Frances Ogamba, winner of the 2019 Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction.

    • 53 min
    Episode 3: Reader, I Married Him

    Episode 3: Reader, I Married Him

    Esther and Bwesigye host UnBreakable Bonds anthology Ugandan contributors Acan Innocent Immaculate (fiction: 'How to Grow a Tree House'), 2016 Writivism Short Story winner and Amandla Karungi (nonfiction: 40 Weeks), a lawyer, mother and wife.

    • 37 min
    Episode 2: Literary Innovation in East Africa

    Episode 2: Literary Innovation in East Africa

    This episode of the UnBreakable Bonds Podcast series was recorded at Africa Writes 2019.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Intro: UnBreakable Bonds

    Intro: UnBreakable Bonds

    Esther Mirembe (Managing Editor, Writivism) and Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire (Founder, Centre for African Cultural Excellence) introduce the UnBreakable Bonds podcast series.

    • 19 min

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