Tag: Africa Writes 2015

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Africa Writes 2015: Programme Summary

Africa Writes, the Royal African Society’s annual literature and book festival, returned for its fourth year running . The festival took place from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th July at the British Library. Africa Writes showcases established and emerging literary…

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Gbagba

Sunday 5 July, 13:00 – 14:00 FREE, Aimed at 8-10 year olds

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The Wedding Week

Sunday 5 July, 11:00 – 12:00 FREE, Aimed at 5-7 year olds

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Caine Prize Reading Group Event

Saturday 4th July, 11.00 – 12.00, FREE: This is an event for reading group members to meet the short-listed writers and discuss their stories.

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West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song

Saturday 4th July, 10.00-10.45 A preview of the British Library’s forthcoming exhibition with Dr Marion Wallace, Lead Curator, African Collections ‘West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song’ is the British Library’s next major exhibition, opening on 16 October 2015 and running until…

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Romance in the Digital Age

Saturday 4 July, 12.15 – 13.15, FREE – Our panel discusses the changing nature of romance publishing, examining how current modes of digital distribution are opening up new possibilities for authors and publishers across Africa.