Tag: Library of Africa and The African Diaspora

  • LOATAD West African Writers Residency 2023 recipients announced.

    LOATAD West African Writers Residency 2023 recipients announced.

    The recipients of the Library of Africa and the African Diaspora (LOATAD) West African Writers Residency 2023 were announced in Accra, Ghana on Friday, September 8, 2023. The Library of Africa and the African Diaspora (LOATAD) is a private library, archive, writing residency, and museum dedicated to the work of African and Diaspora writers from…

  • 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,…

  • Library of Africa and African Diaspora announces West African Writer fellowship residents.

    Library of Africa and African Diaspora announces West African Writer fellowship residents.

    The Accra-based Library of Africa and the African Diaspora announced the residents for the West African Writer fellowship on February 22, 2022. The Library Of Africa and The African Diaspora is a research library, archive, writing residency, and research institute dedicated to the work of African and Diaspora writers from the late 19th-century to the…

  • The Library of Africa and The African Diaspora in Accra, Ghana now open.

    The Library of Africa and The African Diaspora in Accra, Ghana now open.

    The Library of Africa and The African Diaspora, formerly known as Libreria Ghana, has been open for members in Accra, Ghana since March 2020. It officially opens to the public on July 1, 2020. In 2017, British-Ghanaian writer Sylvia Arthur moved to Accra and set up Libreria Ghana where for a small amount of money,…