Welcome to the Lolwe Creative Academy!

Here, you will be able to attend creative writing masterclasses, classes and workshops led by some of the best African writers. The sessions will incorporate feedback, critical engagement and guidance on elements of craft given by established and experienced tutors. For the duration of the classes, masterclasses and workshops, we’ll ensure that maximum attention is given to each person’s work and that they achieve their set goals. The feedback will be tailored in an attentive way that caters to the needs of the writer and their work.

All classes, masterclasses and workshops will be held online via Zoom, therefore giving everyone a chance to be a part of this creative experience. So whether you’re in Lagos or Windhoek, Nairobi or Dakar, Cairo or Bangui you’ll be able attend the classes and learn from your favourite authors.


Leila Aboulela

Chuma Nwokolo

Zukiswa Wanner

Maaza Mengiste

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