Lolwe Academy offers a series of virtual creative writing classes and masterclasses. They are geared towards helping writers achieve their goals by providing guidance from experienced writers who will give valuable feedback on the work presented. Focus will be placed on getting the work to a high standard that is of publishable quality. The classes/masterclasses will also create an understanding of the different elements of craft and guide the writer towards achieving a style that’s consistent with their own voice. Ultimately, this will be a way for the writer to gain the necessary tools to be able to tackle any creative project.


Troy Onyango is a Kenyan writer and editor. He is the founder and editor in chief of Lolwe. He holds an MA in Creative Writing with distinction from the University of East Anglia, where he was a recipient of the Miles Morland Foundation Scholarship.

Tolu Daniel is a Nigerian writer and editor. He is the Nonfiction editor of Panorama: The Journal of Intelligent Travel. He is a graduate student of English Literature with a concentration in Creative Writing at Kansas State University where he was awarded the Seaton Fellowship and the Peggy & Gary Edwards Scholarship for Creative Writing.


Zenas Ubere is a Nigerian writer and editor. He was selected for LOATAD’s 2023 West African Writers Residency and was a participant in the SBMEN & Goethe Institut Arts Writing and Criticism Workshop.

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