Highschool and faculty college students interested by artistic writing and literature are invited to attend a masterclass for younger writers on Saturday at Concordia School in Windhoek.
Organized by the Generational Focus Management Consultancy (GFLC), the masterclass goals to advertise the tradition of studying and writing to empower Namibian youth and make their voices heard on points affecting them.
“We imagine this initiative shall be a place to begin for Namibian literature to be acknowledged and supported.
“The literature business has been forgotten; so we want to convey it again to recognition. I imagine now’s the time for Namibians to advertise literature, ”mentioned GFLC chief administrator and researcher Guerschom Ndianga.
Ndianga additional said that by means of these initiatives, they might help younger individuals to develop the immense love for Namibian literature whereas benefiting from a platform for native authors to share their abilities and assist them to change into of future authors printed.
In line with Ndianga, the masterclass is just not solely designed to nurture college students’ expertise, but additionally to assist them discover and refine their voice, and educate them the technical points of writing that may make their work extra attention-grabbing.
College students attending the workshop will obtain recommendation on methods to write books and journal articles or columns, shall be given directions on methods to promote and publish their work and likewise get recommendation on methods to write method to attempt for excellence in writing.
Three GFLC members who’ve established themselves on this planet of artistic writing and literature will educate and information contributors.
Ndianga, who can also be an accountant, instructor and stakeholder engagement professional, is likely one of the facilitators together with famend columnist and writer Augustinus Ngombe; and enterprise coach Christine-Rita Abankwah.
Grades 10, 11 and 12 learners and college college students interested by literature are invited to attend the free session.