Thursday, October 13, 2005

2-3pm - Hiwar Ma’ A Al-Tayyib Salih - Sudan’s most famous novelist & author of Season of Migration to the North, Tayeb Salih, in discussion with Dr Ahmed Al-Shahi, Sudanese scholar and commentator.

2-3pm - The Last of the Sweet Bananas - Malawian poet, Jack Mapanje, reads from his latest poetry collection.

3.30-4.30 - The Noma Award For Publishing in Africa - The announcement of the winner of Africa's most established literary award. With Walter Bgoya & Femi Osofisan.

3.30-4.30 - Sudan at the Crossroads - A discussion & extracts from the film, All About Dafur.

Children’s Event
Beverley Naidoo in interactive talk and reading (10.30-11.30am). She is a teller of “fascinating stories,” dealing with childhood in South Africa, Nigeria and the UK.

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