ALitFest19 will kick off with 4-day Prose Writing Workshop facilitated by the IWP Lines and Space Program. It will run from 8th to 11th of July. The workshop will be facilitated by four renowned writers and creative writing tutors in the names of: Tom Sleigh, January Gill O’Neil, Christopher Merrill, and Emily Raboteau. Successful graduates from the workshop will feature in an anthology on gender and ideational conflicts in Nigeria, and continue with its panel discussions. top 5 short stories from the workshop would selected to be read at the opening ceremony before publishers and editors.