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African literary festivals you can (still) attend in 2015

2015 is halfway over, but there are still many African festivals to attend. Here is a list of book fairs and literary events that will be happening from now through December.

Event: Babishai Niwe Poetry Festival
Venue: Kampala
Dates: 26 to 28 August
Information: BN Poetry Award 


Event: Storymoja Festival
Venue: Nairobi, Kenya
Dates: 16th to 20th September 2015
More information here

Event: Nairobi International Book Fair
Venue: Nairobi, Kenya
Dates: 23-27 September
Click here for more information

Event:  Open Book Festival
Venue: Cape Town, South Africa
Dates: 9-13 September
Visit Open Book for details


Event: The 2015 Kampala Writers’ Festival
Venue: Kampala, Uganda
Dates: October 6-12
Information here

Event: International Book Fair of Algiers, SILA
Venue: Algiers, Algeria
Dates: To be confirmed

Event: Khartoum International Book Fair
Venue: Khartoum, Sudan.
Dates: To be confirmed

Event:Port Harcourt Literary Festival
Venue:Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Dates: To be confirmed