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Alassan Njie Participates in Ebedi International Writers Residency Alongside Fellow African Writers

Four writers from Gambia and Nigeria have arrived in Iseyin, Nigeria for the June/July 2024 Edition of the Ebedi International Writers Residency.

The four writers are Chukwuka Chinakwe (Nigerian) Gbenga Adetayo (Nigerian) Alassan Njie ( Gambian) and Godwin Hillary Ziniyet (Nigerian)

In addition to their writing projects, the writers will also mentor secondary school students in Iseyin during their 4-week stay.

The Ebedi International Writers Residency is a private initiative for the free use of writers in need of a conducive environment to complete their ongoing works.

Since its establishment in 2010, the facility has hosted 300 Writers from 12 African Countries many of whom have gone on to win international literary prizes for their works produced during the residency.

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