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
Ayodele Morocco-Clarke moderated “Writing our way out of social inequality in Africa”, one of the first panels at the Ake Festival with writers Siphiwo Mahala,…View More Writing our way out of social inequality in Africa #AkeFest2015
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