Meet the 2018 Caine Prize Shortlisted Writers!

The shortlist for the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing has been announced, featuring stories that tackle “the ordinary in an extraordinary manner” and celebrate the diversity of the African short-story writing tradition for the twentieth edition of the Prize….

Africa Writes 2019 – Bristol

Africa Writes 2019 – Bristol Friday 28th June – Thursday 4th July Venues across the city, including Malcolm X Community Centre, The Cube, Foyles,  Wickham Theatre and Waterstones From Friday 28 June – Thursday 4 July we’ll be celebrating contemporary…

The End 101: Finishing That Creative Piece

The End 101: Finishing That Creative Piece Saturday 29 June, Malcolm X Community Centre, 141 City Rd, Bristol BS2 8YH 11:30 – 13:30 FREE: Registration required Creative writing success relies on talent, work ethic individuality, but at times even on…

Creatively Producing Literature

Creatively Producing Literature Saturday 29 June, Malcolm X Community Centre, 141 City Rd, Bristol BS2 8YH 11:30 – 13:30 FREE: Registration required A workshop for aspiring creatives with an interest in working with words. Lily Green, lead artist and director…

A Fun ABC: Family Workshop

A Fun ABC: Family Workshop Saturday 29 June, Malcolm X Community Centre, 141 City Rd, Bristol BS2 8YH 13:30 – 15:30 FREE Come on a super-fun adventure with Sade Fadipe! This drop-in creatively educational, storytelling workshop is set around her…

Books Make Music, Music Makes Books

Books Make Music, Music Makes Books Saturday 29 June, Malcolm X Community Centre, 141 City Rd, Bristol BS2 8YH 14:00 – 15:30 FREE Join Nadifa Mohamed and Hanna Ali, two of the most exciting voices shaping Somali-British writing, for a…

Room Size x RadioBook Rwanda

Room Size x RadioBook Rwanda Saturday 29 June, Malcolm X Community Centre, 141 City Rd, Bristol BS2 8YH 16:45 – 19:45 FREE The Experience A unique experience using cutting-edge virtual reality technology, this collaboration between RadioBook Rwanda and interactive audio…

Mother Tongues: Literary Translation & Publishing

Mother Tongues: Literary Translation & Publishing Saturday 29 June, Malcolm X Community Centre, 141 City Rd, Bristol BS2 8YH 15:45 – 16:45 FREE Moving conversations about African literature beyond the map of English, Zaahida Nabagereka in conversation with Victoria Adukwei…

New Daughters of Africa

New Daughters of Africa Saturday 29 June, Malcolm X Community Centre, 141 City Rd, Bristol BS2 8YH 17:00 – 18: 30 FREE Sharmaine Lovegrove chairs a conversation with editor Margaret Busby and contributors Namwali Serpell, Leone Ross and Ros Martin…