Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 4

Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 4 schedule announced.

The schedule for Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 4 running from June 29 to July 6, 2020, has been revealed.

Afrolit Sans Frontières, a virtual literary festival for writers of African origin, started as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic international lockdowns in March. Season 1, curated by founder Zukiswa Wanner ran from March 23-30 while Season 2 co-curated by the founder and Maaza Mengiste ran from April 20-27, 2020. Season 3 which ran from May 25 – June 1 was co-curated by Mohale Mashigo and Zukiswa Wanner.

Season 4

Season 4 with the theme “To Cut A Long Story Short” with a focus on short story writers and poets begins tomorrow, June 29. This edition is curated by festival founder Zukiswa Wanner with the participation of Cifordom, Ethale Publishing, and Peripherals who helped source French and Portuguese speaking artists.

The writers and poets taking part in Season 4 are Natalia Molebatsi, Djamila Ibrahim, Lamelle Shaw, Irenosen Okojie, Raoul Djimeli, Hannibal Tabu, Niq Mhlongo, Mélio Tinga, Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún, Suzanne Dracius, Ngwatilo Mawiyoo, Mel Matsinhe, Marc Alexandre Oho Bambe, Lu Ain-Zaila, Raoul Djimeli, and d’bi.young anitafrika. Chika Unigwe was supposed to take part but because of factors beyond her control is now unavailable. She is replaced by fellow Nigerian short story writer Iquo Diana Abasi.

Below is the schedule for this season of Afrolit Sans Frontières.

Monday, June 29

12:00hrs GMT/13:00hrs WAT/14:00hrs CAT/15:00hrs EAT:

Ngwatilo Mawiyoo moderated by Zukiswa Wanner

18:00hrs GMT/19:00hrs WAT/20:00hrs CAT/21:00 EAT

Hannibal Tabu moderated by Zukiswa Wanner

 

Tuesday, June 30

12:00hrs GMT/13:00hrs WAT/14:00hrs CAT/15:00hrs EAT:

Lamelle Shaw moderated by Troy Onyango

18:00hrs GMT/19:00hrs WAT/20:00hrs CAT/21:00 EAT

Kola Tubosun moderated by Troy Onyango

 

Wednesday, July 1

12:00hrs GMT/13:00hrs WAT/14:00hrs CAT/15:00hrs EAT:

Irenosen Okojie moderated by Remy Ngamije

18:00hrs GMT/19:00hrs WAT/20:00hrs CAT/21:00 EAT

Koleka Putuma moderated by Remy Ngamije

 

Thursday, July 2

12:00hrs GMT/13:00hrs WAT/14:00hrs CAT/15:00hrs EAT:

Raoul Djimeli moderated by Kevin Adantchede

18:00hrs GMT/19:00hrs WAT/20:00hrs CAT/21:00 EAT

Marc Alexandre Oho Bambe moderated by Hemley Boum

 

Friday, July 3

12:00hrs GMT/13:00hrs WAT/14:00hrs CAT/15:00hrs EAT:

Natalia Molebatsi moderated by Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda

18:00hrs GMT/19:00hrs WAT/20:00hrs CAT/21:00 EAT

Iquo DianaAbasi moderated by Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda

 

Saturday, July 4

12:00hrs GMT/13:00hrs WAT/14:00hrs CAT/15:00hrs EAT:

Mélio Tinga moderated by Jessemusse Cacinda

18:00hrs GMT/19:00hrs WAT/20:00hrs CAT/21:00 EAT

Lu Ain Zalia moderated by Clementino Júnior

 

Sunday, July 5

12:00hrs GMT/13:00hrs WAT/14:00hrs CAT/15:00hrs EAT:

Mel Matsinhe moderated by Jessemusse Cacinda

18:00hrs GMT/19:00hrs WAT/20:00hrs CAT/21:00 EAT

Suzanne Dracius moderated by Manuel Allamellou

 

Monday, July 6

12:00hrs GMT/13:00hrs WAT/14:00hrs CAT/15:00hrs EAT:

Niq Mhlongo moderated by Zukiswa Wanner

18:00hrs GMT/19:00hrs WAT/20:00hrs CAT/21:00 EAT

d’bi.young anitafrika moderated by Zukiswa Wanner

 

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