Festivals France

Alain Mabanckou-powered Atlantide Literature Festival 2022 starts February 24.

The Atlantide Literature Festival executive directed by Alain Mabanckou kicks off in Nantes, France from February 24 – 27, 2022.

The Atlantide Literature Festival has gathered dozens of international and French writers to the French city of Nantes since it was founded in 2013. The artistic director of the festival Alain Mabanckou has performed this role since 2018 bringing together some of the best people in the writing world to the European city. You can check out some of our reporting of this festival in 2018 and 2019.

This tenth edition of the festival starts this Thursday, February 24. Like in previous years this physical gathering will include readings, panels, performances, and everything you would expect in such an undertaking.

Those who attend the festival will get to interact with writers from all over the world including Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, Roukiata Ouedraogo, Nathacha Appanah, Rodney Saint-Eloi, Jake Lamar, Eddy L Harris, and Tracie Morris.

Here is the festival director welcoming you to this year’s festival;

For more information on this festival, please click here.

By James Murua

This blog is run by James Murua a Nairobi, Kenya based lover of books.

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