NaiWA, the Nairobi Writing Academy, offers online classes in various creative writing areas including short and long fiction, poetry, screenwriting, creative non-fiction. Classes generally run for between 10 to 20 weeks and are led by published and award-winning African and non-African writers.

These classes are primarily designed for African writers living on the continent, but past participants have been located worldwide including in the USA, UK, Japan, and Eastern Europe.

Please click on any of the classes listed below to learn more about them and their instructors as well as how to apply.

If you are a donor and would like to sponsor an African writer to take our classes, please visit our sponsorship page

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