Event: An Evening of New African Fiction, University of Bristol, 20 April 2016

Butterfly-FishBOAT_largetf_final_front_largethe-true-story-of-david-munyakeiAn Evening of New African Fiction:
With Doreen Baingana, Elnathan John, Billy Kahora & Irenosen Okojie

5pm, Wednesday 20 April 2016
University of Bristol, 43 Woodland Road, LT1
Free (no booking required) & refreshments will be provided

Nikesh Shukla hosts a series of literary readings by some of the most exciting voices in African literature today.

Doreen Baingana is the author of short story collection Tropical Fish, which won the 2006 Commonwealth Writers First Book Prize and the AWP Award for Short Fiction.

Elnathan John is one of Nigeria’s best-known satirists.  His first novel Born on a Tuesday was launched to critical acclaim earlier this month by Cassava Republic Press.

Billy Kahora, is Managing Editor of leading literary journal Kwani?.  He is the author of The True Story Of David Munyakei and the screenplays Soul Boy and Nairobi Half Life.

Irenosen Okojie’s debut novel Butterfly Fish

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