Ellen Banda-Aaku (right) with guests at the launch

Ellen Banda-Aaku (right) with guests at the launch

From A to Z Diverse Voices from Zambia, an anthology edited by Ellen Banda-Aaku, launched in Lusaka, Zambia on October 5, 2017.

There is a new anthology of short stories, poetry, and non-fiction edited by Ellen Banda-Aaku called From A to Z Diverse Voices from Zambia. Some of the writers and poets who have contributed to the anthology are Peter Nawa, Malele Chuundu, Ignatius Ngoma, Mupanga Mwanakafwe, Esther Mulaisho, Mukuka Chipanta, Loliwe Phiri, Clive Kawana, Samba Yonga, Austin Kaluba, Chilufya Chilangwa, Nicholas Kawinga, Monica Eisenberg, and Moffat Moyo.

The new anthology was launched with a colourful ceremony at the Mwasuwila Bookshop in Lusaka with many Lusakans coming through. The event included readings from the contributors including from the event emcee and contributor Chilufya Chilangwa and Ignatius Ngoma.

Here are images from the event courtesy of the organisers.

Chilufya Chilangwa

Chilufya Chilangwa

Ignatius Ngoma

Ignatius Ngoma

Guests at the From A to Z Diverse Voices from Zambia launch

Guests at the From A to Z Diverse Voices from Zambia launch

Guests at the From A to Z Diverse Voices from Zambia launch

Guests at the From A to Z Diverse Voices from Zambia launch

Guests at the From A to Z Diverse Voices from Zambia launch

Guests at the From A to Z Diverse Voices from Zambia launch