Maryse Condé is the headliner for the Ake Festival 2020 that runs out of Lagos, Nigeria from October 22 – 25, 2020. The Ake Arts…View More Maryse Condé headlines Ake Festival 2020 that kicks off on October 22.
Pa Gya! A Literary Festival 2020 runs both in-person and virtually in Accra, Ghana from October 16-18, then again on October 29, 2020. In 2017,…View More Pa Gya! A Literary Festival 2020 kicks off in Accra on October 16.
German literary advocacy organisation Litprom celebrated its fortieth anniversary with events featuring some of the top African writers working today on October 12, 2020. The…View More African authors centred as Litprom celebrates fortieth anniversary.
Afrolit Sans Frontières, the virtual literary festival for writers of African origin, has announced that they will run an African languages festival from October 26…View More Afrolit Sans Frontières announces African languages festival in October.
Poetry Africa 2020, the annual poetry bonanza presented by the Centre for Creative Arts at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa, runs from October…View More Poetry Africa 2020, running virtually, kicks off on October 12.
We give you a list of events from across the African and Black Literature world you can attend in October 2020. A few days ago,…View More African and Black Literature events for October 2020.
The Lagos International Poetry Festival 2020, with the theme “Love & Light and Other Clichés,” runs from October 1 – November 1, 2020. The Lagos…View More Lagos International Poetry Festival 2020 starts on October 1.
The Quramo Festival of Words, or QFest 2020, with the theme “Creativity Reset: The Future of Words” streams from Lagos, Nigeria and other cities from…View More Quramo Festival of Words 2020, QFEST 2020, streams from Lagos from October 2.
The South African Book Fair 2020 was hosted online from September 11-13, 2020. The fair theme was “Virtually everywhere.” The South African Book Fair, originally…View More A snapshot of the South African Book Fair 2020.
The Rutanang Kasi Book Festival 2020, themed ‘In The Words Of Our Ancestors’, will be hosted virtually from September 25-27, 2020. In 2016, the Rutanang…View More The Rutanang Kasi Book Festival 2020 to kick off online on September 25.
The Nairobi International Book Fair 2020, which is virtual this year, runs from September 24-26, 2020. The fair’s theme is “Any Book, Anywhere.” The Nairobi…View More Nairobi International Book Fair 2020 starts on September 24.
The Gaborone Book Festival 2020 which happens annually in Botswana’s capital runs from September 17-19, 2020. In 2018, the Gaborone Book Festival, a new literary…View More Gaborone Book Festival 2020 to kick off on September 17.
Books clubs are invited to participate in the forthcoming “Battle of the Book Clubs” at the South Africa Book Fair 2020. The South African Book…View More Battle of the Book Clubs for South Africa Book Fair 2020 (Book Clubs sought).
The guests featuring at the Ake Arts and Book Festival 2020, which runs from October 22-25, have been announced today, August 24, 2020. The Ake…View More Ake Arts and Book Festival 2020 guests announced.
The programme for the South African Book Fair 2020, which takes place online from September 11-13, 2020 was announced on August 19, 2020. The South…View More The South African Book Fair 2020 programme has been announced.