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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 &…

A Brief History of Africa Writes

A Brief History of Africa Writes – by Sheila Ruiz, Head of Programmes, Partnerships & Operations at The Royal African Society  The idea was simple – to offer an annual platform to showcase established and emerging literary talent from across Africa…