The Ake Festival 2018 theme and dates have been announced by the organisers. The festival will be happening in Lagos, Nigeria from October 24-27, 2018.…View More Ake Festival 2018 theme and dates announced. #AkeFest18
The Nommo Awards 2017 were handed out at the opening ceremony of the Ake Festival 2017.In 2016, the African Speculative Fiction Society announced itself on…View More Nommo Awards 2017 awarded at the Ake Festival 2017
The Ake Festival 2017 kicked off with an opening ceremony to remember. Thursday November 16, 2017 was a special day as it started with the…View More The Ake Arts & Book Festival 2017 opening ceremony
With the Ake Festival 2017 starting tomorrow, it’s only right that we give you a snapshot of the Ake Arts and Books Festival 2016. If…View More A snapshot of the Ake Arts and Books Festival 2016 (throwback)
Ake Festival 2016 headliner Ngugi Wa Thiong’o was moderated by Okey Ndibe at the final book type event on November 19th. The headliner event at…View More Ngugi Wa Thiong’o moderated by Okey Ndibe at Ake Festival 2016
Odafe Atogun’s debut novel Taduno’s Song launched at the Ake Festival with eminent personalities including Ngugi Wa Thiong’o attending on Friday November 18th, 2016. The…View More Odafe Atogun debut novel Taduno’s Song launches at Ake Festival 2016
The Ake Festival 2016 kicked off officially at the June 21st Cultural Centre in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria on 17th November 2016. The fourth edition…View More Ake Arts and Book Festival 2016 begins with a bang!
Ngugi Wa Thiong’o will be the headline guest at this year’s edition of Ake Festival 2016. Ngugi, who will sit in conversation with Okey Ndibe…View More Ngugi Wa Thiong’o to headline action packed Ake Festival 2016
The theme at the Ake Festival 2015 this year was Engaging The Fringe. This meant that there were events that focused on genres and creative…View More Engaging the Fringe at the Ake Festival #AkeFest2015
Cat Hellisen is the winner of the Short Story Day Africa Prize for Short Fiction 2015. The winner has just been announced at the ongoing…View More Cat Hellisen wins Short Story Day Africa Prize 2015 #AkeFest2015
Book bloggers are a very important lot in the African literary ecosystem and on Thursday afternoon some of the most well-known ones strutted their stuff…View More Book bloggers strut their stuff at #AkeFest2015
The young writers who will be taking part in the Writivism workshops in fiction, non-fiction and poetry were announced on Friday afternoon at the Ake…View More Writivism Workshop 2016 participants announced at Ake Festival #AkeFest205
It’s finally here. After months of preparation and all the hype with the tweets and the Facebook posts and the Instagramming and all the rest,…View More Nigerian writers get paid as Ake Festival begins #AkeFest2015
At this moment people are flying into Nigeria from all over world headed to Abeokuta; they are all coming to that city a couple of…View More The Ake Arts and Book Festival 2015 is here!
2014 was a great year for Africa’s literature and a slew of festivals across the continent. So with the new year still upon us I…View More African literary festivals you can attend in 2015