Covering the length and breadth of the continent, here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2019. This list is regularly…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019
The Re-imagined Storytelling Festival 2018 was hosted at the Alliance Francaise, Nairobi on December 15, 2018. Here is a snapshot of the festival. Storytelling is…View More A snapshot of the Re-imagined Storytelling Festival 2018.
The third edition of what is quickly becoming Southern Africa’s premier literary festival, the Abantu Book Festival 2018, was hosted in Soweto, South Africa from…View More A snapshot of the Abantu Book Festival 2018.
The Swahili Literary Festival 2019 is set for Mombasa, Kenya from March 1-3, 2019. This will be the first running of the festival in the…View More Swahili Literary Festival 2019 set for Mombasa, Kenya in March.
The International African Women Writers’ Symposium 2018 is set to happen in venues in Johannesburg, South Africa from 29 November to 6 December. Among the…View More Leila Aboulela for International African Women Writers’ Symposium 2018.
The Re-Imagined Storytelling Festival 2018 will be hosted at the Alliance Française, Nairobi on December 15, 2018. In 2017 Positively African, a Nairobi based organization…View More Re-Imagined Storytelling Festival 2018 for Nairobi this December.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is set to feature at the Abantu Book Festival 2018 on Friday, December 7. The Nigerian author will be in conversation with…View More Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for Abantu Book Festival 2018.
Poetry Africa 2018 was hosted at venues in Durban, South Africa from October 15-20, 2018. Here is a snapshot of events that went down on…View More A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.
Ama Ata Aidoo is set to headline the Mboka Festival 2019. The festival, organised by Camp Africa, Global Hands and SABLE Publications and partners, Yaram…View More Ama Ata Aidoo to headline Mboka Festival 2019.
The Ake Festival 2018 was hosted at the Radisson Blu in Lagos, Nigeria from October 25 – 27, 2018. It was days of masterclasses and…View More A snapshot of a memorable Ake Festival 2018.
The Nommo Awards 2018 winners were announced at the opening ceremony for the Ake Festival 2018 on October 26. They are Tade Thompson, Kwabena Ofei,…View More Nommo Awards 2018 winners announced at Ake Festival 2018.
The Abantu Book Festival 2018 artist line up was announced on the event’s social media platforms on October 23, 2018. The festival now in its…View More Abantu Book Festival 2018 artist line up unveiled.
The Ake Festival 2018 in Lagos, Nigeria from October 25 – 27 will feature a battery of guests from across the African world of books…View More Nuruddin Farah leads star studded guest list for Ake Festival 2018.
An action packed Pa Gya! Literary festival 2018 is set to happen in Accra, Ghana from October 19-21, 2018. The Pa Gya! Literary festival first…View More Action packed Pa Gya! Literary Festival 2018 set for Accra, Ghana.
The Rutanang Book Fair 2018 will be hosted at the Govan Mbeki Hall in Tlokwe, South Africa on 27 October. The event theme is “we…View More Rutanang Book Fair 2018 wraps up October in South Africa.