Africa Writes

05 - 07 July Africa Writes

Contemporary literature and thought from Africa

Africa Writes, the exciting summer festival of contemporary literature and thought from Africa and the diaspora, returns to the British Library. Expect a vibrant programme of book launches, panel conversation, readings, performance and workshops which showcases the best in new writing from the continent and the diaspora. 

Event Brochure (PDF)

Series events

Our bodies speak poetry
Talks and Discussions

Our Bodies Speak Poetry

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Festival

Africa Writes Saturday Pass

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05 - 07 July Africa Writes
Festival

Africa Writes Weekend Pass

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Ayòbámi Adébáyò, Nadifa Mohamed, Namwali Serpell and Bernardine Evaristo
Talks and Discussions

New Daughters of Africa

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Festival

Africa Writes Sunday Pass

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Chigozie Obioma in conversation
Talks and Discussions

Chigozie Obioma in conversation and The Fishermen

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