Topics to be covered:- How to write a good sentence- What is style?- What is euphony?- A guide to punctuating your writing- How to structure reviews, interviews, reportage and other kinds of writing- Practical tips on writing well- Who pays writers?
About the facilitator: In 2014, Oris Aigbokhaevbolo became the first writer across the world to be invited to film critic academies in South Africa, the Netherlands, and Germany in a single year. The following year he won the Journalist of the Year award at the 2015 All Africa Music Awards. Oris was writer-in-residence at the island of Sylt in Germany, and in 2018, his work as editor was awarded by the Felabration Organising Committee.
One of the most acclaimed critics of his generation, Oris has had his creative nonfiction, humour writing, journalism, and wide-ranging reviews published by the Guardian UK, Catapult, and Chimurenga. He is currently West African editor at Music In Africa, a Goethe Institut-supported platform.
Dates: To be communicatedFee: 10,000 naira
To apply, indicate interest by sending a mail to email@example.com. Use "Style Workshop" as subject. Further details will be communicated.
Small chops and drinks will be provided at the venue.