Several professional bodies have been set up in Sierra Leone in a bid to showcase and nurture talents towards national development. Last Thursday 27th June, we witnessed at the British Council Auditorium in Freetown the ceremony for the creation of the Sierra Leone Writers Guild (SLWG).

The Sierra Leone Writers Guild is the first ever national creative writing body to be formed since independence.  It plans to act as a vanguard of stakeholders dedicated to improving the quality of writing at all levels…