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Africa Writes 2014

Friday 11th – Sunday 13th July  |  The British Library, 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DB
Africa Writes – the Royal African Society’s annual literature and book festival promoting contemporary African writing – returns to The British Library.

Supported by:

Arts Council England
The Centre of African Studies, University of London

july

fri11jul10:00 amfri1:00 pmAfrica in Translation: Poetry in (e)motion 10:00 am - 1:00 pm 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DBTickets:FREE

fri11jul12:00 pmfri1:00 pmCreating great characters 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DBTickets:FREE

fri11jul3:00 pmfri5:00 pmThe Caine Prize 2014 Conversation 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DBTickets:FREE

fri11jul6:30 pmfri8:00 pmReclaiming the Feminine Voice 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DBTickets:£8 / £6 / £5

sat12julAll Daysun13Storytime! (All Day) 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DBTickets:FREE

sat12jul11:00 amsat11:50 amIntroducing ‘West Africa: Cultures of the Word’11:00 am - 11:50 am 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DBTickets:FREE

sat12jul12:00 pmsat1:00 pmThe art of story-telling12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DBTickets:FREE

sat12jul12:15 pmsat1:15 pmBeyond the Novel: Developing Contemporary African Writing 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DBTickets:FREE

sat12jul1:30 pmsat2:15 pmKINTU by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DBTickets:FREE

sat12jul2:30 pmsat3:15 pm100 Years of The Mugu 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DBTickets:FREE

sat12jul3:30 pmsat4:30 pmBroadening the Gaze: African & Diaspora Travel Writing in the 21st Century 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DBTickets:FREE

sat12jul4:45 pmsat6:00 pmMeet the 2014 Caine Prize authors 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DBTickets:FREE

sat12jul6:30 pmsat8:00 pmAn Audience with Ama Ata Aidoo 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DBTickets:£8 / £6 / £5

sun13jul12:00 pmsun1:00 pmBooks for the Masses? Publishing Genre Fiction in Africa 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DBTickets:FREE

sun13jul1:00 pmsun1:45 pmForeign Gods, inc by Okey Ndibe 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DBTickets:FREE

sun13jul1:45 pmsun2:45 pmLiterary Crossdressing & the Diaspora 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DBTickets:FREE

sun13jul2:45 pmsun3:30 pmChinua Achebe: Tributes & Reflections 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DBTickets:FREE

sun13jul3:30 pmsun4:15 pmOlabode Ogunlana’s Yoruba Tales 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DBTickets:FREE

sun13jul4:30 pmsun5:00 pmAfrica in 2064: Afro Futures, Sci Fi & Technology4:30 pm - 5:00 pm 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DBTickets:FREE

Workshops for children, young people & families

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