AFRICA WRITES 2017 POP-UP: BRISTOL

AFRICA WRITES 2017 POP-UP: BRISTOL

Friday 6 Oct at The Cube Cinema, Dove St S, Avon, BS2 8JD

Saturday 7 Oct at Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY

Africa Writes Pop-Up: Bristol presents exciting series of events celebrating contemporary African literature and thought. With book launches, film screenings, discussions, family activities, workshops, and a poetry night, the festival brings you a vibrant programme showcasing the best new writing from the continent and the Diaspora.

Featuring:

• Chinelo Okparanta (Under The Udala Trees)

• Jowhor Ile (And After Many Days)

• Half of a Yellow Sun screening & discussion

• Workshops on Creative Writing with Elmi Ali (Numbi Arts) & Arts Management

• The Secret of the Purple Lake storytelling workshop with Yaba Badoe

• Discussion on Literary Activism and Africa

• Cities and Watering holes: An evening of spoken word & music hosted by Numbi Arts & Ujima Radio 98fm Djs

The majority of the festival is free and open to all, and the full programme will be announced soon

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