Category: Africa Writes 2015

Observing the White Gaze

Observing the White Gaze Sunday 5 July 14.45 – 15.45, FREE How does a shifting nexus of race and economics shape the writing and publication opportunities open to African writers and the perspective of African readers? How is the growth…

Meet the Publishers

Meet the Publishers, Friday 3 July, 16.00 – 17.30, Free Join our panel of publishing experts as they tell you what they look for when considering new work, share the dos and don’ts of pitching and other insider tips.

Africa Writes Book Fair

Africa Writes Book Fair Friday 3 – Sunday 5 July,  12:00 – 17:00 British Library (foyer) Fiction and non-fiction; classics and contemporary; adult and children’s literature; poetry and prose. The Africa Writes book fair offers a wide range of African literature,…

Sunday by Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor

Sunday by Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor Sunday 5 July 16.00 – 17.00, FREE A staged reading of Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor’s bold and haunting inter-generational drama. When Mary comes out to her mother and grandmother, tragic events long buried in the past threaten to…


Saturday 4 July & Sunday 5 July, Drop in sessions for 0-3, 4-7 and 8-12 year olds, FREE