Tag: Lagos International Poetry Festival

  • Lagos International Poetry Festival 2023 guests known

    Lagos International Poetry Festival 2023 guests known

    The guests who will take part in the Lagos International Poetry Festival 2023 under the theme “Sanctuary” which runs from October 26 – 29, 2023 are now known. The Lagos International Poetry Festival brings together poets, writers, artists, and thinkers from across the world to Lagos for a week of conversations, readings, performances, workshops, and…

  • Lagos International Poetry Festival 2023 for October

    Lagos International Poetry Festival 2023 for October

    The Lagos International Poetry Festival 2023 will be hosted in Lagos, Nigeria from October 26 – 29, 2023. The Lagos International Poetry Festival brings together poets, writers, artists, and thinkers from across the world to Lagos for a week of conversations, readings, performances, workshops, and adventure. Founded in 2015 by poet Efe Paul Azino, it…

  • Six writers for Scotland, West Africa Residencies

    Six writers for Scotland, West Africa Residencies

    Lagos International Poetry Festival and Moniack Mhor, Scotland’s Creative Writing Centre, have announced the 2023 recipients of its Cross-Cultural Residency Programme, Here and Now. The Lagos International Poetry Festival has brought poets, writers, and artists from across the world to Lagos for a week of performances, workshops, and conversations since 2015. Moniack Mhor Writers’ Centre,…

  • Lagos International Poetry Festival 2022 artists revealed

    Lagos International Poetry Festival 2022 artists revealed

    The Lagos International Poetry Festival 2022 will be hosted in venues in Lagos, Nigeria as well as online from October 27 – 31, 2022. The Lagos International Poetry Festival brings together poets, writers, artists, and thinkers from across the world to Lagos for a week of conversations, readings, performances, workshops and adventure. Founded in 2015…

  • Lagos International Poetry Festival 2022 to start on October 27.

    Lagos International Poetry Festival 2022 to start on October 27.

    The Lagos International Poetry Festival 2022, with the theme “Babel… A New Language,” runs from October 27 – 31, 2022. The Lagos International Poetry Festival brings together poets, writers, artists, and thinkers from across the world to Lagos for a week of conversations, readings, performances, workshops, and adventure. Founded in 2015 by poet Efe Paul…

  • Yusef Komunyakaa, others for Lagos International Poetry Festival 2021

    Yusef Komunyakaa, others for Lagos International Poetry Festival 2021

    The guests for the Lagos International Poetry Festival 2021, with the theme “Ancestral Imaginings,” running from October 21 – 24, 2021 have been announced. The Lagos International Poetry Festival brings together poets, writers, artists, and thinkers from across the world to Lagos for a week of conversations, readings, performances, workshops and adventure. Founded in 2015…

  • Lagos International Poetry Festival 2021 to start on October 21.

    Lagos International Poetry Festival 2021 to start on October 21.

    The Lagos International Poetry Festival 2021, with the theme “Ancestral Imaginings,” runs from October 21 – 24, 2021. The revelation was made on August 26. The Lagos International Poetry Festival brings together poets, writers, artists, and thinkers from across the world to Lagos for a week of conversations, readings, performances, workshops and adventure. Founded in…

  • Lagos International Poetry Festival 2020 starts on October 1.

    Lagos International Poetry Festival 2020 starts on October 1.

    The Lagos International Poetry Festival 2020, with the theme “Love & Light and Other Clichés,” runs from October 1 – November 1, 2020. The Lagos International Poetry Festival, founded in 2015 by Efe Paul Azino, has brought poets, writers, artists, and thinkers from across the world to Lagos for a week of conversations, readings, performances,…

  • Literary festivals across Africa you can attend in October 2019.

    Literary festivals across Africa you can attend in October 2019.

    We share with you a list of literary festivals you can attend across Africa in October 2019. September was a very activity-filled month of the year with festivals galore from the West with Kaduna Book and Arts Festival 2019 and the East with the Kistrech International Poetry Festival 2019, African Writers Conference 2019, Macondo Literary…

  • African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019

    African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019

    Covering the length and breadth of the continent, here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2019. This list is regularly updated as and when information becomes available. 2018 was a very literary festival-filled year for Africa. East Africa had a variety of festivals including the Hargeysa International Book Fair, the…

  • Lagos International Poetry Festival 2018 at end of October.

    Lagos International Poetry Festival 2018 at end of October.

    The Lagos International Poetry Festival 2018 kicks off on October 31 and ends on November 4, 2018 at Freedom Park, Lagos Island. Founded in 2015, the Lagos International Poetry Festival has brought poets, writers, artists, and thinkers from across the world to Lagos for a week of conversations, readings, performances, workshops and adventure, establishing itself…

  • Lagos International Poetry Festival 2017 for November #lipfest2017

    Lagos International Poetry Festival 2017 for November #lipfest2017

    The Lagos International Poetry Festival 2017 is set to happen from November 1-5, 2017. The festival theme is “Bridges from Walls.” In 2015, a team of Lagosians led by founder Efe Paul Azino hosted the Lagos International Poetry Festival at Freedom Park the home of the arts in commercial hub of the West African country.…