Some of the presently flying African figures in World Literature will be hosting at the Goethe Institut Lagos for the 5th edition of Literary Crossroads.
Ayobami Adebayo, whose debut novel Stay With Me has just been shortlisted for the prestigious Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, and Yewande Omotoso, South African based Nigerian writer, who was also found by the Baileys' searchlight earlier this year, and whose acclaimed novel Bom Boy won South African Literary Award for First-Time Published in 2012, will be on a moderated platform to discuss Literature across African borders.
This edition will be moderated by Molara Wood.
The Literary Crossroads
series brings together African writers on the continent and from the diaspora to discuss contemporary trends and themes in literature.