2ND – 6th MARCH 2015 KAMPALA, UGANDA
Thirty delegates will converge in Kampala to participate in the 2nd edition of the Uganda international Writers conference, organised by the African Writers Trust and its partners. Participants will be drawn from writers, literary organisations engaged in the promotion of African literature, Arts funding agencies and cultural and arts practitioners from Africa and the Diaspora. The conference will offer thought-provoking, rich debates focusing on African writing in a global context.
Professor Zakes Mda, acclaimed South African novelist, poet, and playwright will deliver the keynote address.
A line-up of equally exciting events will complement the conference comprising a literary evening of readings and poetry recitals. Zakes Mda will read from his recently published memoir, Sometimes There Is a Void, alongside other renowned Ugandan and international participating delegates.
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