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Atelier de traduction littéraire

Click here to read the English version Vous vivez au Cameroun ? Vous êtes traducteur·ice littéraire ou souhaitez le devenir ? Bakwa Magazine, en collaboration avec l’Université de Bristol, a le plaisir de lancer un appel à candidatures pour un…

Bakwa Reading Series No. 3

Join us for the 3rd edition of the Bakwa Reading Series, which will take place on June 6, 2019, at 5:30 pm, at Kazi Hub in Yaounde. The Bakwa Reading Series is a public event which brings together a wide selection of writers, translators,…

Selected Participants for the Bakwa Young Writers’ Workshop

We are pleased to announce the participants selected for the Bakwa Young Writers’ Workshop, which is organised in partnership with the University of Bristol and will take place in Yaounde from June 3-7. The workshops will be held in English…

Atelier Bakwa pour jeunes écrivain•e•s

  Date limite d’envoi des candidatures : 8 mai 2019 Click here to read the English version Vous vivez au Cameroun ? Vous avez entre 18 et 30* ans ? Vous êtes écrivain·e émergent·e ou souhaitez le devenir ? Bakwa Magazine,…

Bakwa Young Writers’ Workshop

  Application Deadline: 8 May 2019 Cliquez ici pour lire la version en français Are you in Cameroon? Are you between the ages of 18 and 30*? Are you an emerging writer or do you want to be one? Bakwa Magazine, in…

The Beauty in Logan February's Poetry and Everything In-between

The sadness in Logan’s poetry is only bearable in the way art makes it possible to swallow bitter pills…. Logan’s writing arouses a handful of mixed feelings; sometimes he brings the things he wants to say home, sometimes they elude him…

Book Launch- Limbe to Lagos: Nonfiction from Cameroon and Nigeria

Despite a shared history, Cameroon and Nigeria rarely engage in projects of shared literary benefit.

Call for submissions: Bakwa 09

Bakwa Magazine seeks stories about your travelling experiences. What do airports, borders, passports and privilege when travelling mean to you? We seek fiction and nonfiction stories, critical essays, photography and poems that address these issues.

The Bird that Fluttered Free

Ani Kayode Somtochukwu Perhaps a good place to start would be the day he first kissed you in his lodge, shielded by locked doors and drapes so heavy you imagined they would only submit to a dry cleaner who knew…

Bakwa 08

Bakwa 08 September 8, 2019 How do we articulate pain? It’s easy to think of physical pain, whereas emotional, mental and psychological pain are usually overlooked. Can we ignore pain? Where does it come from? Heartbreak, menstrual pain— is there…

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