Africa Writes 2014: Programme Summary

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Krio Heritage session

This year, the RAS Education Programme is reaching out to adult communities as well as schools to develop creative writing in response to African culture and heritage. In line with one of this year’s Africa Writes  themes, Archives for Writers,…

Dreams and Deceptions: A Night of Storytelling

Dreams and Deceptions: A Night of Storytelling Saturday 1 July 18:30-20:30 £12 / £10 / £8 for both shows From an enchanting Yoruba tale of the Orishas to the scandalous story of secrets and rivalry in contemporary Nigerian fiction, Africa…

Africa Writes: R.A.P Party

Africa Writes: R.A.P Party Friday 30 June 19:30 – 23:00 £12 A poetry night unlike any you’ve been to before. Africa Writes opens with a Rhythm and Poetry Party – a nostalgic, no-clutter, no-fuss, straight-up evening of hip-hop inspired poems…

Alain Mabanckou in Conversation

Alain Mabanckou in Conversation Sunday 2 July 17:00 – 18:30 £10 / £8 / £7 BOOK NOW Image: Alain Mabankou. Photo by Hermance Triay

Africa Writes 2017

Africa Writes is back! Friday 30 June – Sunday 2 July 2017 Brought to you by The Royal African Society An exciting summer weekend of contemporary African literature and thought. With a vibrant programme of book launches, panels, storytelling, poetry &…

‘My Song for Burundi’ Poetry Workshop

18 March 2017 The second day of the Rwanda leg of the festival saw us climbing the long winding roads to Musanze in the north of the country. We were going to meet a group of students who had formed…

Africa Writes

Africa Writes 2017 – Save the Date

Africa Writes is back! Friday 30 June – Sunday 2 July 2017 Brought to you by The Royal African Society Join us for an exciting summer weekend at the British Library celebrating the best of contemporary literature from Africa and…