CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: AWT INFORMATIVE SEMINAR, 3RD EDITION

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We are excited to partner with The African Writers Trust to bring to life the third edition of the African Writers Trust Informative Seminar. Join us to explore “Self Publishing: What You Need to Know.”

Below are the necessary details:

Seminar Description

African Writers Trust will hold the 3rd Edition of its popular Informative Seminar series under the theme Self Publishing in Africa: What You Need to Know. It will take place from 14thto 16th June 2024 at Hotsprings Villas, Kampala, Uganda.

Discussions will be conducted by leading experts in the book industry and will revolve around:

  • The self-publishing model in Africa: What works and what doesn’t.
  •  Understanding the business of trading in rights
  •  Working with literary agents
  • How to make more money from self-published works
  • Personal experiences of successful self- published authors

Who can participate

The Seminar is open to self-published authors, writers, publishers, bloggers, readers, book enthusiasts and those who wish to gain knowledge and experience about the self-publishing model.

Duration

The Seminar will be held over 3 days, from 14th to 16th June, 2024.

Venue

Hotsprings Villas Hotel, Kampala, Uganda.

Benefits

  • Participants will be equipped with practical and relevant information on the self-publishing model to enable them implement successful publishing projects.
  • Participants will be able to interact with peers and key players in the industry so as to form meaningful professional partnerships and future collaborations required to succeed in the self-publishing business.
  • Participants will be helped to develop a culture of reading and analysing literary texts.

Fee

Each participant will be required to pay USD 290. This will cover:

  • Full board accommodation at Hotsprings Villas Hotel for 2 nights inclusive of meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • A Welcome Dinner to facilitate networking, partnerships building, and future collaborations with peers and key industry players
  • Access to all Seminar sessions
  • A copy of Whispers from Vera by Goretti Kyomuhendo
  • Seminar materials & handouts

How to register

To register for the Seminar, fill in this Google form here

How to pay

  • Payment can be made using our Airtel Merchant Code 4366272 registered as Tubaze African Books (U) Ltd, a subsidiary of African writers Trust.
  • Direct Bank Transfer (Please contact us for bank details).
  • International participants can pay using Money Gram or Western Union.

Please note that attendance is only confirmed after payment of the required fee.

Deadline for registration is 7th June, 2024

For inquiries, please contact Christine Nakagga on +256 752 570 573/christine@africanwriterstrust.org and info@africanwriterstrust.org