Category: Panel

In Praise of Still Boys

IN PERSON ONLY Monday 4 October, 19:00 – 20:30 BST Venue: 180 The Strand Tickets: £2 / £5 / £10 (Pay What You Can) A meditative evening exploring boyhood, the Atlantic ocean and magic.  We are pleased to be presenting an…

Dismantling the Patriarchy: Mona Eltahawy in conversation

IN PERSON & LIVE-STREAMED Africa Writes 2021 Headline Event Sunday 24 October, 17:00 – 18:30 (BST) Knowledge Centre Theatre and British Library Player Tickets: £10 / £8 / £5* A bold, uncompromising feminist manifesto on how to defy, disrupt and…

Poetry in the Primary Classroom Roundtable

DIGITAL ONLY Africa Writes Young Voices 2021 Friday 24 September, 13:00 – 14:30 (BST) Venue: British Library Player Tickets: FREE With Farrah Serroukh, Charlotte Hacking, Ruth Awolola, Gaby Wilson and Olivia Danso. We are hosting an education round-table event, for…

Jalada Africa: Mobile Literary and Arts Festival

Jalada Africa: Mobile Literary and Arts Festival Saturday 1 July 13:30 – 15:00 Creating living connections between writers and readers in East Africa, with Wanjeri Gakuru, Richard Oduor Oduku (Jalada Africa) and Louise Umutoni (Huza Press). Chaired by Zaahida Nabagereka…

Meet the Publishers

Meet the Publishers Saturday 1 July 11:00 – 12:30 Are you a writer looking to be published? Do you want an insight into how editors and agents identify new talent? Then join our exciting Dragon’s-Den-style event where you’ll have a…

How to Reach the Readers: Publishing in Africa

  How to Reach the Readers: Publishing in Africa Sunday 2 July 14:00 – 15:15 With Louise Umutoni (Huza Press), Billy Kahora (Kwani? Trust), Goretti Kyomuhendo (African Writers Trust) and Ruth Sorby of Worldreader.  Chaired by Emma Shercliff. What innovative…

Translation Roundtable

Translation Roundtable Sunday 2 July 13:00-15:15 With Victoria Adukwei Bulley, Richard Odour Oduku, Wanjeri Gakuru & Moses Kilolo of Jalada Africa (via Skype), Abdulai Silá & Jethro Soutar. Chaired by Dr Martin Orwin. We uncover the processes and politics of…

Africa Writes, Africa Reads: Literary and Cultural Festivals

Africa Writes, Africa Reads: Literary and Cultural Festivals Sunday 2 July 15:15 – 16:30     Many lament the decline in, or absence of, a culture of reading in Africa as elsewhere. Yet in recent years we have instead witnessed a wide…