Book Launch: And After Many Days by Jowhor Ile
14:30-15:30, Saturday 7 October 2017
Conference Space at Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY
Jowhor Ile in conversation with Emma Shercliff.
During the rainy season of 1995, in the bustling town of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, one family’s life is disrupted by the sudden disappearance of seventeen-year-old Paul Utu, beloved brother and son. As they grapple with the sudden loss of their darling boy, they embark on a painful and moving journey of immense power which changes their lives forever and shatters the fragile ecosystem of their once ordered family. Jowhor Ile discusses his critically acclaimed and award-winning debut novel with Emma Shercliff.
In partnership with Spike Island’s Novel Writers Series
Part of Africa Writes Pop-Up: Bristol – the festival presenting an exciting series of events celebrating contemporary African literature and thought, 6-7 October. With book launches, film screenings, discussions, family activities, workshops, and a poetry night, the festival brings you a vibrant programme showcasing the best new writing from the continent and the diaspora.