Afrolit Sans Frontieres Virtual Literary Festival Season 3

Afrolit Sans Frontieres Season 3 schedule unveiled.

The schedule for Season 3 of Afrolit Sans Frontieres, running from May 25 to June 1, 2020, has been revealed. Its theme is “Past. Present. Future.”

Afrolit Sans Frontiers, a virtual literary festival for writers of African origin, was started as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic international lockdown in March. It has had two iterations with Season 1 curated by festival founder Zukiswa Wanner in March and Season 2 co-curation by Maaza Mengiste and the founder in April.

Season 3 which runs from May 25 to June 1, with curation by Mohale Mashigo and Zukiswa Wanner, features some of the leading names in African writing. Sixteen writers from 13 countries will stream from 15 cities in English, French, and Portuguese over the eight days.

Below is the festival schedule in GMT (Greenwich Mean Time), WAT (West African Time), CAT (Central African Time), and EAT (East African Time). All sessions run on the official Afrolit Sans Frontieres Instagram page.

Monday, May 25.

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

Dilman Dila from Kampala, Uganda hosted by Mohale Mashigo.

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

Tochi Onyebuchi from New York, USA hosted by Mohale Mashigo.

Tuesday, May 26.

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

Vamba Sherif from Amsterdam, Holland hosted by Troy Onyango.

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

Ayesha Harruna Atta from Dakar, Senegal hosted by Bisi Adjapon.

Wednesday, May 27.

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

Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse from Bordeaux, France hosted by Merdi Mukore.

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

Max Lobé from Geneva, Switzerland hosted by Zukiswa Wanner.

Thursday, May 28.

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

Masande Ntshanga from Cape Town, South Africa hosted by Rémy Ngamije.

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

Mubanga Kalimamukwento hosted by Rémy Ngamije.

 

Friday, May 29.

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

Tsitsi Dangarembga from Harare, Zimbabwe hosted by Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda.

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

Leila Aboulela from Edinburgh, Scotland hosted by Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda.

 

Saturday, May 30.

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

Virgília Leonilde Tembo Ferrão from Maputo, Mozambique hosted by Kalaf Epalanga.

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

Jose Eduardo Agualusa from Lisbon, Portugal hosted by Kalaf Epalanga.

 

Sunday, May 31.

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

Tanella Boni from Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire hosted by Renee Edwige Dro.

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

Molara Wood from Lagos, Nigeria hosted by Renee Edwige Dro

 

Monday, June 1.

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

Angela Makholwa from Johannesburg, South Africa hosted by Zukiswa Wanner.

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

Chimeka Garricks from Lagos, Nigeria hosted by Zukiswa Wanner.

 

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