The International Publishers Association seminar will be hosted in Marrakesh, Morocco in 2020. The announcement was made by IPA President Hugo Setzer in Nairobi on…View More International Publishers Association seminar for Marrakesh, Morocco in 2020.
Africa Writes Bristol 2019 is set to celebrate contemporary literature and thought from Africa and the diaspora from June 30 – July 4, 2019. Africa…View More Africa Writes Bristol 2019 festival to celebrate African writing.
The Kisumu Bookfair 2019 was hosted in the Jomo Kenyatta Grounds, Kisumu from May 22-25, 2019. The theme for the fair was “Read. Apply. Freedom.”…View More Kisumu Bookfair 2019 hosted by the Kenya Publishers Association.
The Benue Book and Arts festival 2019 is scheduled to take place in Makurdi, the capital city of Benue State in Nigeria from June 20-22,…View More Benue Book and Arts festival 2019 for Makurdi, Nigeria in June.
The Niyi Osundare International Poetry Festival 2019 will be hosted at the University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State on July 15 to 17, 2019.…View More Niyi Osundare International Poetry Festival 2019 for July.
Véronique Tadjo will headline the Salon International Du Livre Abidjan 2019 (International Book Fair of Abidjan 2019) scheduled for Abidjan, Ivory Coast from May 15…View More Veronique Tadjo to headline Salon International Du Livre Abidjan 2019.
The African Book Festival 2019 was hosted in Berlin, Germany from April 4-7, 2019. Writers from across Africa and its diaspora attended the first edition…View More A snapshot of the African Book Festival 2019 in Berlin, Germany.
The keynote at the opening ceremony at the African Book Festival 2019 was given by festival headliner Ben Okri on April 4, 2019. The African…View More Ben Okri keynote at the African Book Festival 2019 opening ceremony. #ABF2019
Tsitsi Dangarembga, Olumide Popoola, and Ellah Wakatama Allfrey were the first on stage at the African Book Festival 2019 in Berlin, Germany on April 4,…View More Dangarembga, Popoola, Wakatama Allfrey at African Book Festival 2019 opening round. #ABF2019
The Babishai Niwe Foundation celebrated their tenth anniversary starting on World Poetry Day 2019 on March 21, 2019. The team led by founder Beverley Nambozo…View More Lillian Akampurira Aujo on Babishai Foundation 10th year celebration.
After a successful run of the Swahili Literary Festival, its organisers have urged cultural practitioners at the Kenyan coast to aim higher. The Swahili Literary…View More The Swahili Literary Festival rallies Coastal cultural practitioners.
The Time of the Writer 2019, curated by South African author Niq Mhlongo, took place in Durban, South Africa from March 13-16, 2019. The Time…View More A snapshot of the Niq Mhlongo curated Time of the Writer 2019.
Africa Writes 2019 returns on July 5-7, 2019 and will star the New Daughters of Africa, and Chigozie Obioma. The Africa Writes festival is a…View More Africa Writes 2019 features New Daughters of Africa, Chigozie Obioma.
The Atlantide Festival 2019, curated by Alain Mabanckou, was hosted in Nantes, France from February 28 to March 3, 2019. The Atlantide Literature Festival, founded…View More A snapshot of the Atlantide Festival 2019.
A snapshot of the Swahili Literary Festival 2019 that happened at the Swahilipot Hub in Mombasa, Kenya from March 1-3, 2019. The Swahilipot Hub is…View More A snapshot of the Swahili Literary Festival 2019.