Award-winning writer, journalist and culture critic Oris Aigbokhaevbolo will facilitate a writing workshop where those and other questions will be answered. The Write with Style Workshop will focus on how to write reviews, interviews, reportage, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Here are specific points to be covered:
– How to write a good sentence
– What is style?
– What is euphony?
– How to use the semicolon and other punctuation marks
– Who pays writers?
Oris Aigbokhaevbolo was named Entertainment Journalist of the Year at the 2015 All Africa Music Awards and was a finalist for the 2017 Brittle Paper Award for Nonfiction
. A writer-in-residence at the island of Sylt in Germany, his work as an editor has been awarded by the Felabration Organising Committee. His creative nonfiction, humour writing, journalism, and wide-ranging reviews have appeared in The Guardian UK
He is currently West Africa Editor at Music In Africa
, a Goethe Institut-supported platform.
Here are further details of the workshop.
Date: 25-26 August, 2018
Venue: Ouidah, 3C, Oba Dosunmu Street (opposite Protea Hotel), off Isaac John Street, GRA Ikeja
Fee: 15,000 naira per participant (10,000 naira for early candidates before 19 August)
Participants are required to send 500-word writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only successful candidates will receive further information and payment details.
Potential participants who would like to recommend more points for the class can fill this form