The main thing is to write for the joy of it.
Cultivate a work-lust that imagines its haven like your hands at night
dreaming the sun in the sunspot of a breast.
You are fasted now, light-headed, dangerous.
Take off from here.
Seamus Heaney (1939-2013) Station Island
On behalf of the Board of Governors, Management and Staff of the Creative Writing Academy (CWA), I am delighted to say - Akwaaba! Welcome! Bienvenue!
With your choice of CWA comes new opportunities for academic and personal growth, and we look forward to encouraging you along this exciting journey of learning and discovery.
As students, you are the heart-beat of CWA, and the motivation of our faculty and staff. You are part of a proud Academy that has renowned faculty and staff coming from esteemed universities and colleges as well as professional bodies and institutions. These faculty and facilitators are distinguished published fiction and non-fiction writers, playwrights, poets, screenwriters, movie directors, journalists, corporate writing and presentation specialists, essayists etc., who will guide you to develop your skills and expand your conceptual appreciation of writing as an art form.
Paramount to our educational mission is the free and open exchange of ideas. We encourage you to learn from each other in the variety of perspectives presented in our diverse specialisation areas. We ask you to join us in preserving the values we cherish as an academic institution, fostering an atmosphere that is respectful, supportive, and welcoming to all.
As part of the Academy’s experience, you have the opportunity to meet new people and gain valuable life skills through a number of active events such as workshops and masterclasses as well as other social, cultural and recreational co-curricular activities.
You have made the right choice to be here. An exciting year awaits you.
Have fun, keep safe, be happy!
Mrs. Hajara L Daniel