Odafe Atogun’s debut novel Taduno’s Song launched at the Ake Festival with eminent personalities including Ngugi Wa Thiong’o attending on Friday November 18th, 2016. The…View More Odafe Atogun debut novel Taduno’s Song launches at Ake Festival 2016
The Ake Festival 2016 kicked off officially at the June 21st Cultural Centre in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria on 17th November 2016. The fourth edition…View More Ake Arts and Book Festival 2016 begins with a bang!
Ngugi Wa Thiong’o will be the headline guest at this year’s edition of Ake Festival 2016. Ngugi, who will sit in conversation with Okey Ndibe…View More Ngugi Wa Thiong’o to headline action packed Ake Festival 2016
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
It’s all happening at the Ake Festival today. Our friends from Writivism have announced the writers who will be attending the Writivism 2015 workshops in…View More Writivism Creative Writing Workshop 2015 attendees announced
The people who will be judging the Caine Prize for 2015 have been revealed. The announcement was made earlier today at the ongoing at the…View More Caine Prize 2015 judging panel announced in Nigeria
There’s great news for all of you who will be at the Ake Festival in a few days. The good folks at the Caine Prize…View More Caine Prize signs with Nigerian publisher Lantern Books
So you heard about Ebola and how it is terrorising the Western part of this continent no? Well its concerning many people who want to…View More Ake Festival assures guests on Ebola, has cool artist line up