Budding authors to benefit from writers’ workshop

The Chronicle

Mbulelo Mpofu Showbiz Reporter
AS Bulawayo will get prepared for the Intwasa Brief Tales Quantity 2 e-book launch, budding unpublished authors are set to get a uncommon likelihood to study from veteran authors the commerce of authorship on the Nationwide Gallery of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo subsequent week Saturday.

Through the launch of the anthology, different books from budding authors might be on exhibit as effectively and these embody Grace Maguri’s Track of The Survivor in addition to Erica Gwetai’s The place Had been You?Intwasa Arts Pageant KoBulawayo director Raisedon Baya stated complementing the e-book launch might be a Writers’ Workshop for budding authors.

“Since we’ll be having our Intwasa Brief Tales Quantity 2 launch on the twenty sixth of March, we’ve conjured up an thought to make use of it to enhance the e-book launch and likewise get to speak to younger writers and groom them for the longer term throughout the identical afternoon. We wish to host just a few native writers for a light-weight lunch,” he stated.

A celebrated creator, Baya has penned books reminiscent of Shut Your Eyes and Run, Witnesses and Victims, Rags and Rubbish simply to call just a few.

He, for lengthy, has advocated for the promotion of native authors and thru Intwasa Arts

Pageant koBulawayo, he has managed to launch many careers of up-and-coming native authors.

He stated the writers’ workshop will goal these underneath the age of 30 with manuscripts.

The deadline for registration is subsequent Monday.

“We haven’t chosen our facilitators but, however as Intwasa, we usually work with Philani Nyoni, Mgcini Nyoni and Nkosilesisa Ncube.

Relying on the curiosity and calibre of the writers that we’ll have on the day, any two of these will facilitate,” stated Baya whereas articulating on who will facilitate the workshop.

Baya additionally introduced competition dates for the yr.

“Intwasa Arts Pageant koBulawayo will this yr run from the twenty sixth of September to the first of October.

As is all the time the case, we’re going to be having discussions, performances, e-book launches, workshops, and exhibitions. Folks ought to take observe and diarise these days,” he stated.

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