Mamle Kabu will teach a master class on children’s stories and young adult writing master class in Accra, on Saturday June 14th 2014. The class takes place from 8:00am – 4:00pm.
The masterclass is free and open to women and men writers of children stories and young adult fiction.
Writers of children’s stories and young adult fiction interested in attending the class should send a short bio and a sample story or article to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday June 11th. Successful applicants will be notified by June 13th.
The master class will focus on the craft of writing for children and young adults and will address writers’ issues with their ongoing works-in-progress.
Mamle Wolo is an award winning writer. Her short stories have been published in several anthologies and journals. In 2009 she was nominated for the Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story “The End of Skill” published in Dreams, Miracles and Jazz: New Adventures in African Writing, edited by Helon Habila and Kadija Sesay, Picador Africa, 2008.
In 2011, Mamle won the Burt Award for African Literature for her young adult novel ‘The Kaya-Girl,’. Mamle participated in the Creative Fiction master class organized by Mbaasem Foundation.