Category: Panel Discussion 2018

Why African Literature Matters

Why African Literature Matters Saturday 30 June, British Library 12:00 – 13:30 FREE With Farrah Serroukh, Deirdre Osborne, JC Niala, Zaahida Nabagereka and Joanna Brown. Following the Africa Writes Young Voices showcase, we are hosting an education round-table event, to…

Mostly Lit Live in conversation with Afua Hirsch

Mostly Lit Live in conversation with Afua Hirsch Saturday 30 June, British Library 12:00 – 13:15 The award-winning books and pop-culture podcast Mostly Lit will host a live version of their show, featuring an in-conversation with journalist and broadcaster Afua…

African Literary Figures in Georgian & Edwardian London

African Literary Figures in Georgian & Edwardian London Saturday 30 June, British Library 14:15 – 15:30 Discover the remarkable stories of Phillis Wheatley & A.B.C. Merriman-Labor with Ade Solanke, Danell Jones, S.I. Martin & Emma Dabiri. Included in Weekend Pass…

Cameroonian Literature 101

Cameroonian Literature 101 Saturday 30 June, British Library 16:30 – 17:30 Come and explore a wealth of books from Cameroon. With Dzekashu MacViban of Bakwa Magazine in conversation with Zahrah Nesbitt-Ahmed. Included in Weekend Pass and Saturday Day Ticket.  …

2018 Caine Prize Conversation

2018 Caine Prize Conversation Saturday 30 June, British Library 17:30 – 18:45 Meet the shortlisted writers Nonyelum Ekwempu, Stacy Hardy, Olufunke Ogundimu, Makena Onjerika, and Wole Talabi. Included in Weekend Pass and Saturday Day Ticket.   Image credit: Caine Prize

New Writing from Uganda

New Writing from Uganda Sunday 1 July 11:15 – 12:15 Presenting exciting new work from young writers in the Odokonyero short fiction anthology and celebrating 5 years of Writivism. Included in Weekend Pass and Sunday Day Ticket.  

Loving Womxn: Deliberate and Afraid of Nothing

Loving Womxn: Deliberate and Afraid of Nothing Sunday 1 July 13:00 – 14:15 Queer womxn’s narratives in Africa and the diaspora with Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, Trifonia Melibea Obono and Liv Little. Chaired by Eliza Anyangwe. This event brings together…

Books In Your Ears: On Literary Podcasts

Books In Your Ears: On Literary Podcasts Sunday 1 July 14:00 – 15:15 With contributors from Not Another Book Podcast, BakwaCast, No Bindings, 2 Girls & A Pod and Africa in Words. A discussion looking at one of the most exciting trends in African…

African Books to Inspire

African Books to Inspire Sunday 1 July 15:15 – 16:30 Writers Akwaeke Emezi, Ayesha Harruna Attah, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma and Panashe Chigumadzi talk about the books that have inspired them. Included in Weekend Pass and Sunday Day Ticket.