Event: Africa Writes 2018 (London, 29th June-1st July)

It is time to save the date for Africa Writes 2018
Friday 29th June – Sunday 1st July 2018

Africa Writes returns for an exciting summer weekend at the British Library celebrating the best of contemporary literature from Africa and the diaspora.

There has been an amazing response to the call for contributions and the team is busy cooking up a treat of a programme for you. Full details of the events and ticket booking will be announced at the start of May.

In the meantime, save the dates in your diaries for a rich and vibrant programme of book launches, panel discussions, performances, master classes, education events, family workshops and an international book fair.


Sign up to the Africa Writes newsletter to be the first to know about the programme: http://bit.ly/AWmaillist

Follow Africa Writes on Twitter and Instagram @AfricaWritesUK

Visit the website to join the Royal African Society as a member and receive priority booking and discounts for the festival events. http://bit.ly/RASmembership

The Royal African Society is a membership organisation that provides opportunities for people to connect, celebrate and engage critically with a wide range of topics and ideas about Africa today.




Apply to be a volunteer at Africa Writes 2018

The team is still looking for volunteers to help host the Africa Writes Festival at the British Library this year.

If you are interested apply via http://buff.ly/2GqY3tM by Monday 16th April:
Please send a covering letter and CV to Marcelle Akita on ma130@soas.ac.uk. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to get in touch at the above email address or contact the office on 0203 073 8337.


Africa Writes 2018 is supported by Arts Council England, the Miles Morland Foundation and hosted and supported by The British Library.



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