Africa Writes 2019: Young Adults Giveaway!

Win Saturday Day passes to Africa Writes 2019!

Join us for a day of exploring, creating and interrogating what it means to be a young Black person in Britain today! On Saturday 6 July, Africa Writes 2019 present a carefully curated workshop and event aimed at audiences from 16+. Young people will be inspired to create poetry out of mathematical data in a workshop with poet Keisha Thompson, and will have a safe space to discuss what it means to be a young Black man in the UK today at ‘SAFE: Black British Men’, a session titled after Derek Owusu’s seminal anthology, with Alex Wheatle MBE, Yomi Sode and Okechukwu Nzelu.

We are giving away FREE festival Saturday Day tickets for 16 – 18 year olds to attend.

To enter, what we want to know is this…

Who is your favourite Black author and why?

You can send us your answer by completing the form linked below and we will randomly select the winner!

Good luck!


Entry criteria;

  • Must be between 16-18 years to enter the competition.
  • Deadline Thursday, 4 July 2019. 23:59 BST.
  • Any questions please write to Marcelle Akita on