Tag: Africa Writes 2018

Thank you! Africa Writes 2018

Thank you for coming to Africa Writes 2018!  We had an amazing weekend and hope that you have too. Our two headline events, Saturday and Weekend Passes were completely sold out. People came from places as far flung as Germany, Senegal and…

2018: The Year of the Womxn?

#Metoo, #YoTambien and #BalanceTonPorc are among the many movements last year which called attention to sexual harassment and the treatment of women in society. Drawing from this momentum, 2018 was championed as The Year of the Woman. It’s the year…

COAT – SOLD OUT

Friday 29 June, British Library 20:00 – 21:00 (Doors at 19:30) £12 / £9.60 for RAS Members Yomi Ṣode opens Africa Writes 2018 with a special performance of his previously sold-out show. Picture this: Nigeria. A grandmother passes. London, a…

Meet the headliners – Africa Writes 2018

Africa Writes is back this summer with an exciting programme showcasing the best new writing from the continent and the diaspora. Our headline events from 29 June to 1 July highlight migration, identity and the future, and celebrate the poetic…

Warsan Shire in Conversation – Postponed

Warsan Shire in Conversation Monday 21 January 2019, British Library  19.00 – 20.30 £15 / £12 for RAS Members (Original date: Sunday 1 July, British Library, 17:30 – 18:45) On a rare visit from the US, Warsan Shire joins Sheila…