Warsan Shire in Conversation Postponed to 21 January 2019

Warsan Shire in Conversation on Sunday 1 July, the headline event of Africa Writes 2018 has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances.

Warsan Shire is currently recovering from a serious health issue and will not be able to come to the festival on Sunday 1 July.

We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused.

The event has been rescheduled to Monday 21 January 2019, 19.00 – 20.30.


What next?

If you have purchased a ticket, this will be valid for the event in January. You do not need to take any further action.

If you have purchased a ticket and cannot make this new date, you are entitled to a full refund. Please check your inbox for details on how to claim the refund.

If you did not manage to get a ticket for the event, some places may now be released. This will be updated on the British Libary website:  https://www.bl.uk/events/warsan-shire-in-conversation

If you have any questions, please contact ras_events@soas.ac.uk

We are sad that Warsan won’t be able to join for the festival weekend, but we wish her a full and speedy recovery and are looking forward to welcoming her in 2019.

All of the other festival events will be taking place as scheduled. You can book tickets here.

Thank you for your understanding and support.

The Africa Writes Team