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 

September

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

October

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

November

Event: International Book Fair of Ouagadougou
Venue: Ouagadougou, Burkina Fas
Dates: To be confirmed

Event: Ghana International Book Fair
Venue: Accra, Ghana
Dates: 3rd to 7th November
Information: Ghana Book Fair

Event: Ake Arts & Books Festival
Venue: Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
Dates: 17-21 November
Visit Ake


Event: LitFest Harare
Venue: Harare, Zimbabwe
Dates: 26 to 28 November
Follow LitFest Harare on Facebook

Event: Lagos Arts and Book Festival
Venue: Lagos, Nigeria
Dates: 6-15 November
Lagos Arts and Book Festival is on Facebook

December

Event: Ba re e ne re Festival
Venue: Maseru, Lesotho
Dates: 5-6 December
Ba re e ne re

Source James Murua's Literature Blog 

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