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  • African Book Festival Berlin 2024 Queer Edition

    African Book Festival Berlin 2024 Queer Edition

    The African Book Festival Berlin 2024, running from June 28 – 30, 2024, has been named the “Queer Edition.” The African Book Festival Berlin has been happening in the German city since 2018. Apart from the two Covid years, the festival has run to much success with many new markets for African writers being introduced.…

  • African Book Festival Berlin 2023 guests announced.

    African Book Festival Berlin 2023 guests announced.

    The artists taking part in the African Book Festival Berlin 2023 running in the German capital from August 25 – 27 were revealed on Thursday, June 22, 2023. The African Book Festival Berlin has been happening in the German city since 2018. Apart from the two Covid years, the festival has run to much success…

  • African Book Festival Berlin disinvites its 2023 curator

    African Book Festival Berlin disinvites its 2023 curator

    The African Book Festival Berlin 2023 which happens from August 25-27 disinvited its curator Mohamedou Ould Slahi Houbeini on March 14, 2023. The African Book Festival Berlin has been happening in the German city since 2018. Apart from the two Covid years, the festival has run to much success with many new markets for African…

  • Mohamedou Ould Slahi Houbeini to curate African Book Festival Berlin 2023

    Mohamedou Ould Slahi Houbeini to curate African Book Festival Berlin 2023

    Mohamedou Ould Slahi Houbeini, the new curator of the African Book Festival Berlin 2023 which runs from August 25-27, has been revealed today. In 2018, many of the leading African writers, poets, and thinkers on the continent and in the diaspora converged on Berlin, Germany for the African Book Festival. It has gone on to…

  • Participants of Berlin’s African Book Festival 2022 revealed.

    Participants of Berlin’s African Book Festival 2022 revealed.

    The artists taking part in the African Book Festival 2022 at the Nåpoleon Komplex, Berlin, Germany from August 26-28 were revealed on June 5, 2022. The African Book Festival featuring some of the leading writers in Africa and its diaspora has been hosted in Berlin since 2018. It has established itself as a leading meeting…

  • Margaret Busby is Berlin’s African Book Festival 2022 headliner.

    Margaret Busby is Berlin’s African Book Festival 2022 headliner.

    Margaret Busby has today been revealed to be the headliner for Berlin’s African Book Festival 2022. The festival runs from August 26-28, 2022. The African Book Festival featuring some of the leading writers in Africa and its diaspora has been hosted in Berlin, Germany since 2018. It has established itself as a leading meeting place…

  • Lidudumalingani to curate Berlin’s African Book Festival 2022.

    Lidudumalingani to curate Berlin’s African Book Festival 2022.

    Lidudumalingani has today been revealed to be the curator of the African Book Festival 2022 which runs in Berlin, Germany from August 26-28, 2022. The festival theme is “Yesterday. Today. Tomorrow” Since 2018, writers from across Africa and the African diaspora have converged on Germany’s capital for the annual African Book Festival. The festival in…

  • Berlin’s African Book Festival 2021 for July 16-17

    Berlin’s African Book Festival 2021 for July 16-17

    The African Book Festival 2021 is set to happen in Berlin, Germany on July 16-17, 2021. In the last few years, Berlin has hosted and celebrated African writers and poets in the iKontinental organised African Book Festival. At this event, hundreds of bibliophiles visited the German city’s Babylon Theatre for book presentations, readings, poetry, concerts,…

  • José Eduardo Agualusa is Berlin’s African Book Festival 2020 headliner.

    José Eduardo Agualusa is Berlin’s African Book Festival 2020 headliner.

    José Eduardo Agualusa was revealed as the headliner of Berlin’s African Book Festival 2020 on Friday, February 14, 2020. In 2018, African writers met for the African Book Festival with Chris Abani as the headliner in Berlin. Hundreds of bibliophiles visited the German city’s Babylon Theatre for book presentations, readings, poetry, concerts, interviews, and panel…

  • Kalaf Epalanga is Berlin’s African Book Festival 2020 curator.

    Kalaf Epalanga is Berlin’s African Book Festival 2020 curator.

    Kalaf Epalanga was announced as the curator for Berlin’s African Book Festival 2020 on September 23, 2019. The festival runs from April 17-19, 2020 with the theme “Telling the Origin Stories.” In April 2018, writers from across the African continent converged on Berlin for the African Book Festival with Chris Abani as the headliner. Booklovers…

  • A snapshot of the African Book Festival 2019 in Berlin, Germany.

    A snapshot of the African Book Festival 2019 in Berlin, Germany.

    The African Book Festival 2019 was hosted in Berlin, Germany from April 4-7, 2019. Writers from across Africa and its diaspora attended the first edition of the InterKontinental organised African Book Festival in April 2018. The festival curated by Olumide Popoola was attended by some of the biggest names in African writing today with Chris…

  • Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019 guest list unveiled.

    Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019 guest list unveiled.

    The guest list for Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019 has been unveiled. The festival curated by writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga runs from April 4-7, 2019. In 2018, writers from across Africa and its diaspora converged on Berlin for the African Book Festival with Chris Abani as the headliner. The festival organised by InterKontinental and…

  • Ben Okri to headline Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019.

    Ben Okri to headline Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019.

    Ben Okri will headline Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019. The festival with the theme “Transitioning from Migration“ is in its second year. In April, African writers met in Berlin for the African Book Festival 2018, the first of its kind in the European city. That event organised by the InterKontinental and curated by Olumide Popoola,…

  • Tsitsi Dangarembga to curate Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019.

    Tsitsi Dangarembga to curate Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019.

    Tsitsi Dangarembga was announced as the curator Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019 at a ceremony in Berlin on September 25, 2018. The festival is set for April 4-7, 2019. On April 26-28, 2018 writers from across the African continent converged on Berlin for the African Book Festival with Chris Abani as the headliner. Organised by…

  • African writers converge for Berlin’s first African Book Festival.

    African writers converge for Berlin’s first African Book Festival.

    Writers from across the African continent converged on Berlin for the first African Book Festival with Chris Abani as the headliner on April 26-28, 2018. Organised by the InterKontinental and curated by Olumide Popoola, the festival looked at transnationalism and migration in a more literary sense of “keeping in motion”. Berlin has a very unique…