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* (or also included in Sunday Day Pass) A bold, uncompromising feminist…

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 hosted an education round-table event, for those…

Africa Writes 2021 Headliners

This October, Africa Writes, the UK’s largest celebration of contemporary African and diaspora literature, explores boyhood, dismantles patriarchy and questions inheritance 4 – 24 October 2021 | www.africawrites.org  Africa Writes, the UK’s largest celebration of contemporary African and diaspora literature…

Africa Writes 2021 Tickets

There are a number of ticket options available. Advance booking is strongly recommended. Please see below for more information and online booking links. You can also purchase tickets over the phone by calling the British Library Box Office on +44 (0)1937 546546. The festival…

2021 AKO Caine Prize Conversation

2021 AKO Caine Prize Conversation Monday 19 July, 19:00 – 20:30 (BST) Location: British Library Player Tickets: FREE An evening with the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing shortlisted writers, chaired by Kinna Likimani. This is an online event hosted…

Intern at Africa Writes 2021!

**APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED** Would you like to join our team? We are currently recruiting for an Africa Writes 2021 Production Intern and an Africa Writes 2021 Marketing Intern. We are looking for two individuals who are passionate about African literature and social media…

Africa Writes 2021: Dates, Themes & Call for Ideas

**Dates for Africa Writes 2021 have now moved to 4 – 24 October** Due to external factors, the festival has moved from September to October. This webpage has been updated with the new dates.   Africa Writes festival returns for…