Category: Book Launch

The Issue of Fear

The Issue of Fear Saturday 1 July 16:45 – 18:00 Launch of the Jalada 05/Transition 123 collaborative issue with Sara Bruya, Tayu Neogy and Wanjeri Gakuru in conversation with Ellah Allfrey. Jalada 05 / Transition 123 was born of the…

The Ultimate Tragedy by Abdulai Silá

The Ultimate Tragedy by Abdulai Silá Sunday 2 July 15:30 – 16:15 The first novel ever to be translated into English from Guinea Bissau, The Ultimate Tragedy is a tale of love and emerging political awareness in an Africa beginning to challenge Portuguese…

Kumukanda by Kayo Chingonyi and Kingdom of Gravity by Nick Makoha

  The poets present their debut collections in conversation with Terrance Hayes. Kayo Chingonyi’s debut collection of poems is a journey through Black boyhood and beyond, encompassing a thoughtful and nostalgic flare that is underpinned by a love of music,…

The Chibok Girls by Helon Habila

The Chibok Girls by Helon Habila Saturday 1 July 17:00 – 17:45 Habila investigates the ascent of Boko Haram in Nigeria, and uncovers the stories of survivors and bereaved in northern Nigeria. On 14th April 2014, 276 girls disappeared from…