Africa Writes Pop-up – Edinburgh

Creative Industries and Publishing in Africa
Africa Writes Pop-up – Edinburgh
Monday 3 July
Blackwells Bookshop, 53-59 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1YS

Guest speakers from Africa Writes 2017 will be heading up to Edinburgh for a pop up festival where they will be discussing creative industries and publishing in Africa. The guests include Louise Umutoni, founder of Rwandan-based publishing press, Huza Press. Abdulai Silá, author of The Ultimate Tragedy, the first novel ever to be translated into English from Guinea Bissau and Jethro Soutar, an English writer and translator specialising mainly in Spanish and Portuguese literature.

Louise Umutoni, Publisher, Communications Expert and Writer, Founder of Huza Press

Abdulai Silá, Author, Guinea Bissau

Jethro Soutar, Translator and Editor, Dedalus Books

Dr Ola Uduku, International Dean for Africa, Edinburgh Global

Presented by The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Global and the Sustainable Business Initiative (SBI) with The Royal African Society (RAS) and Africa Writes as part of Scottish Business in Africa Forum.