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The Details

  • 10 participants

  • 10 connected creative writing (prose) workshops delivered via Zoom 

  • supportive environment with other LGBTQ+ writers

  • get published in a professionally printed zine

  • reading at Gay’s the Word with headliner Andra Simons

  • main leader and facilitator: Olumide Popoola

  • guest facilitators: Ama Josephine Budge, Leone Ross, Elizabeth Chakrabarty, Troy Onyango, Nadine Monem

  • online conversations with writers’ and artists who work with texts: Taey Iohe, Rasheeqa Ahmed, Caroline Bergvall, Gabrielle Le Roux

  • sessions with "experts" on funding, opportunities, publishing, university routes and similar

  • access grant  

  • individual feedback on 30 (polished) pages of your writing by one of the guest facilitators 



Explore your work, hone your craft.

Be part of a supportive environment.

Take your writing to the next level.

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