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London: Don’t Miss the 2015 Caine Prize Shortlistees, Ben Okri and Many More at the Annual Africa Writes Festival

Invite: Africa Writes

Calling all London-based literature entusiasts to Africa Writes, the Royal African Society’s annual literature festival.

Every year they showcase established and emerging talent from the African continent and its diaspora in what is now the UK’s biggest celebration of contemporary African writing taking place over an exciting summer weekend.

The festival features book launches, readings, author appearances, panel discussions, youth and children’s workshops, and other activities. The programme spans across three days from Friday, 3 July to Sunday, 5 July. Events take place at The British Library Conference Centre in London.

This year Africa Writes sees Ben Okri, Hannah Pool and the five authors on the shortlist for the 2015 Caine Prize for African Writing among the many guests on the packed programme.

The Age Of MagicThe Famished RoadThe ReactiveTwenty in 20A Life ElsewhereThe Gonjon Pin and Other StoriesFeast, Famine and PotluckAfrica39

The festival offers many free events and promises and exhilarating weekend of African literature. Topics to be discussed includes “Africa in Translation”, “Emergent Discourse on African Literature”, “African Books to Inspire”, “Meditations on Greatness with Ben Okri”, “The 2015 Caine Prize Conversation”, “Observing the White Gaze”, “Mapping African Literature” and so much more.

Don’t miss this!

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Book details

  • Twenty in 20: The Best Short Stories of South Africa’s 20 Years of Democracy by , , , , , edited by Mandla Langa
    EAN: 9781928216421
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