The Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice Presents THE GLOBAL SOUL Imagining the Cosmopolitan March 27-28, 2017 Washington D.C. Presented in collaboration with the Bath Spa Centre for Transnational Creativity and Education “The assumption that people will live their lives… Read More ›
Fiction Writing Workshop with Taiye Selasi, Nnedi Okorafor and Helon Habila: Ake Arts & Book Festival, Review
Africa in Words Guest: Socrates Mbamalu Now in its third year, the Aké Arts and Book Festival is perhaps not only the largest and best organised gathering of African writers on the continent, but also the most representative of significant debates… Read More ›
This year the Aké Review (the official journal of the Aké Arts and Book Festival) asked guests ten questions ahead of the festival – from whether they write in their mother tongue to what karaoke song they would like to sing. Two of these… Read More ›
1st-6th December 2015 Nairobi The fifth edition of Kwani? Litfest, a biennial gathering of writers, artists and thinkers from across Africa, takes place from 1st- 6th December 2015.
By AiW Guest Ranka Primorac. In London, a three-day literary festival called Africa Writes took place recently at the British Library (BL). The festival is now in its fourth year, it hosts an ever-widening stream of writers, readers and publishers,… Read More ›
RAL Special Issue on Interrogating the “Post-Nation” in African Literary Writing: Globalities and Localities Guest Editor: Madhu Krishnan What is Africa? Where is Africa written and in whose image is Africa constructed? These questions have become commonplace refrains in discussions… Read More ›