Narrating Namibia, Narrating Africa Literary Festival

The Narrating Namibia, Narrating Africa Literary Festival will be hosted in Windhoek, Namibia from September 7-9, 2022.

The Narrating Namibia, Narrating Africa Literary Festival will be hosted at the Namibian Scientific Society in Windhoek starting today.  The festival is brought to you by among others Narrating Africa, deutsches literatur archive, marbach, Doek, Baden-Württemberg, and University of Namibia. The festival program is;

Wednesday, September 7, 18:00 hrs

The festival commences with “Night of the Poets”, a conversation between Hugh Ellis, Keamogetsi Joseph Molapong, Mimi Mwiya, and Prince Kamaazengi that will be moderated by Sylvia Schlettwein and Rémy Ngamije, Doek! Literary Magazine’s editor-in-chief.

Thursday, September 8 at 18:00 hrs

The evening’s panel discussion will be “Writing Back For The Future”, a conversation between Lauri Kubuitsile, Chuma Nwoloko, and Valerie Tagwira. It will be moderated by Annette Bühler-Dietrich and Rémy Ngamije.

Friday, September at 18:00 hrs

“Continental Violence, African Silence” will be a conversation between George Seremba, and Hugh Ellis moderated by Joseph Molapong and Sylvia Schlettwein.

Narrating Namibia Fellows.

Apart from the panels, readings, and loads more, those who attend can meet with the Narrating Namibia Fellows. These came from a callout that was made by Doek Literary Magazine in July. Over the course of three creative writing workshops, these writers working in the fiction, nonfiction, and poetry fields developed an original composition that will be presented at the Narrating Namibia, Narrating Africa Literary Festival.

The fellows are:

Narrating Namibia Fellows.

First row: Charmaine //Gamxamus, Emmerita Ambata, and Kay-Leigh De Sousa.
Second row: Kina Indongo, Filemon Iiyambo, and Indileni Johannes.
Third row: Veripuami Nandee Kangumine, Dalene Kooper, and Ros Limbo.
Fourth row: Frieda Mukufa, Diana Mwanyangapo, and Beata Namene.
Fifth row: Valery Shaninga, Kristina T006Fbia, and Lloyd Winini.