Africa39 Events

International events celebrating Africa39

African Books to Inspire

3 July 2015
The British Library, London

The event African Books to Inspire was part of the Royal African Society’s annual literature and book festival, Africa Writes, which took place from 3 to 5 July 2015. It was chaired by journalist Hannah Pool and featured five authors from the Africa39 anthology, Nadifa Mohamed, Chibundu Onuzo, Ndinda Kioko, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim and Nii Ayikwei Parkes. The authors talked about the African literature titles that have inspired them most or that they liked the most.



Africa39 in New York

3 March 2015
Colombia University Teachers College

With Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond, Tope Folarin and Nana-Ama Kyerematen.