The Malawi Writers Union (MAWU) is a national body of Creative Writers in Malawi. It was formed in September 1995 following a democratic dispensation that was attained in Malawi in 1994 and the current membership is at 850. The Union has five distinct writers’ desks namely the Budding Writers, Women Writers Desk, Non Fiction writers, Religious Writers, Schools’ Affiliate and the established authors (those who have authored one or more books). The Union has seven boards of directors and two advisers. MAWU has managed to build the capacity of its members through various trainings in relation to writing.
President : Sambalikagwa Mvona
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General Secretary : Kuleza Phokoso
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