Goethe-Institut Literary Exchange Program for Cameroon and Nigerian Writers



  • Applications not  following  the  rules  will automatically be  disqualified.
  • The working  language of the workshop is English.

Selection: Applicants   will  be   selected  by a  jury   appointed  by Goethe-Institut Lagos  and Yaounde. The jury’s decision  will be final and non-appealable.

How to Apply: The body of the e-mail should contain following:

  1. Your Name
  2. A short  bio not  more  than  200  words  with  relevant publishing history stating whether you are applying from Nigeria or Cameroon.
  3. An unpublished writing sample  of not more  than  700  words  written in English and submitted twice  in .doc format.  One sample  submitted with your  name  on it and the other without.
  4. Your availability to  travel between 10th-16th May 2017  and  other dates after being given prior  notice.

Your  sample  of work  must  be  included  as  an  attachment in your  mail.

To apply  send  an e-mail  to  libo@lagos.goethe.org. Your email  subject  should  read:

“Application for Literary Exchange 2017”.

Further details are provided here

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