Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Fidelity Bank's Writers' Workshop

This year’s edition of our International Creative Writing Workshop is the 3rd in a series of efforts to redirect the energy of Nigerian youths to those values that once made Nigeria great. The workshop is also an important component of Fidelity’s Corporate Social Responsibility CSR through which the bank continues to push for a better society.

Participants will be expected to read and discuss a wide range of fiction and non-fiction, as well as complete short writing exercises.

Participation in the forthcoming workshop is limited to those who apply and are accepted. A public symposium featuring readings and panel discussions will be held on the last day of the workshop.

To apply, send an e-mail to - creative.writing@fidelitybankplc.com

 Your e-mail subject should bear the title – Workshop Application.

The body of the e-mail should contain the following – 
1. Your name.
2. Your address.
3. A few sentences about yourself.
4. A writing sample of between 200 and 800 words.

Please indicate whether your sample is fiction or non-fiction. Acceptance will be based on the quality of the writing sample.

All writing material must be pasted or written in the body of the e-mail.
Do NOT send any attachments.
Applications with attachments will be automatically disqualified.

Deadline for submission is June 20, 2010. If accepted, you will be notified by July 4, 2010

More information here

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