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CfP: Global Africa Month – the Ngugi Workshop

2 – 4 May 2017, Vienna, deadline: 15 March 2017 Call for Papers: Global Africa Month – the Ngugi Workshop Prof Adams Bodomo Workshop on Strategies for the Promotion of African Language Literature University of Vienna Global...

#FLF and why its awesome to be here

I have never had a good flight to Cape Town. In fact, I dread the town. If it is not its temperamental weather, its a racist incident on the sly or...

Abantu Book Festival

Abantu Book Festival is an annual literary event held in Soweto, South African’s artistic heartland, featuring authors from South Africa, Africa, and the diaspora. Abantu is the Nguni word for people, which...

Ba re e ne re Literary Festival

Watch the 2016 video here https://youtu.be/vfsU5A0QD98

SA Book Fair comes to Newtown, Joburg

The South African Book Fair is now owned by the South African Book Development Council and will be incorporated into the successful annual National Book Week, which has already established itself...

Highly-acclaimed authors headline 20th Time of the Writer International Festival 2017

17 February 2017 A feast of literary offerings from Africa and the world will be showcased at this year’s 20th Time of the Writer International Festival set to take place from 13...

Lagos International Poetry Festival

October 26th – October 30th The Lagos International Poetry Festival 2016 builds on the foundation of the festival’s successful 2015 debut. LIPF 2015, which had the theme Borderless Words,saw hundreds of people...

Open Book Cape Town

Open Book Cape Town at The Fugard Theatre is an annual literary festival, the first of which happened in 2011. Dates for Open Book 2016 are 7 – 11 September. The...

Jozi Book Fair

The Jozi Book Fair is held over four days in September, from Thursday to Sunday, and is organised around the JBF’s work with its constituencies and the public throughout the year. Since...

Jalada Mobile Festival – Mombasa Leg (31st March)

After traversing the greater East Africa, today, the #JaladaFestival begins the journey from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam and hops into the truck that has allowed it to move through the...

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