Literary Crossroads

Literary Crossroads is a series of talks where Nigerian writers meet colleagues from all over the continent and from the African diaspora to discuss trends, topics and themes prevalent in their literatures today. 

Previous Events

GUESTS: Okey Ndibe (Nigeria) & JJ Bola (Democratic Republic of Congo)

GUESTS: Ayobami Adebayo (Nigeria) & Yewande Omotosho (South Africa, Nigeria)

GUEST: Amara Nicole Okolo (Nigeria)

TOPIC: Book Launch - Son of Man/Black Sparkle Romance

GUEST: Indra Wussow (South Africa & Germany)

TOPIC: The Reception of African Literature in Germany.

GUESTS: Lekpele Nyamalon (Liberia), Dami Ajayi (Nigeria) & Jumoke Verissimo (Nigeria)
TOPIC: African Poets around the continent in conversation with the Future in collaboration with Lagos International Poetry Festival.
GUESTS: Diekara Oloruntoba-Oju (Nigeria) & Dami Ajayi (Nigeria)
TOPIC: Official Book Launch (When Lemons grow on Orange trees): Conversation with a young African novelist.
GUESTS: Khainga O’okwemba (Kenya), Ifeoma Akabogu-Chinwunba (Ivory Coast, Nigeria) & Molara Wood (Nigeria)
TOPIC: The future of African writing.