Africa Writes 2018 is brought to you by the Royal African Society and presented in partnership with the British Library. The festival is made possible through the financial support of Arts Council England, British Council and Miles Morland Foundation and the partnership of these institutions and organisations:  British Library, Rich Mix, AFREADA, Africa in Words, Afrikult., Bakwa Magazine, Books & Rhymesbookshy, Brittle Paper, Department of English, University of Bristol, FUNCTION, Hargeysa International Book Fair, Mostly Lit, Numbi Arts, Octavia Poetry Collective, SIDENSI, The Caine Prize for African Writing, The Literary Consultancy, Writivism, Africa Book Centre, Atlantic Books, Cassava Republic, Faber & Faber, Hurst, Market FiftyFour, New Beacon Books, Saqi Books, Team Angelica, The Indigo Press, October Gallery, Alt. Africa, Bare Lit Festival, Centre of African Studies, University of London, gal-dem, Granta, and Lit Hub.

We would like to thank all of the organisations and individuals who contribute to Africa Writes.

Principal Partners

British Library
British Council
Miles Morland Foundation
Arts Council England


Venue Partners

Rich Mix London