[Blackstudies-l] Africa Writes Save the Dates: 5-7 July 2019 at the British Library, and Africa Writes BRISTOL, 29th June - 4th July 2019

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Dear Friends,

Save the dates! Africa Writes returns to the British Library, from *Friday
5th to Sunday 7th July 2019*.

Not only will we be bringing you an exciting programme of events in London,
but this year we are delighted to announce the *Bristol edition* of the
festival, which will be held in venues around the city, *Saturday 29th June
to Thursday 4th July*.

Next month we'll be in Kigali and Nairobi on a scoping visit supported by
the British Council, meeting people who are doing exciting things in the
literary space. Keep your eye on our socials for updates!

*The Africa Writes Team*


*Africa Writes 2019 - London*

*Friday 5th July - Sunday 7th July 2019*

Africa Writes returns for an exciting summer weekend at the British Library
celebrating the best contemporary literature from Africa and the diaspora.

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*Saturday 29th June - Thursday 4th July*

Save the dates for a series of book launches, panels, performances and
workshops celebrating contemporary literature from Africa, the South West
and the diaspora. The programme will include a full day of activities on
the Saturday, followed by a series of evening events across the city.


*Some of our favourite moments from last year's festival...*
Images credits: Top left by Amaal Said. Others by Ivan Gonzalez
*Africa Writes London 2019 is supported by Arts Council England, British
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*Africa Writes Bristol 2019 is supported by Arts Council England, the
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