Diary: ‘The Immigrant’ Q & A at Africa Writes with Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor – Sun 3rd July 2016 

Summer this year had migration high on the news agenda, and Africa Writes, the literature festival of the Royal African Society staged a reading of ‘The Immigrant’, a play set in a future where the African Union is the most desirable destination for immigrants and refugees, and one white British immigrant in particular. Continue reading Diary: ‘The Immigrant’ Q & A at Africa Writes with Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor – Sun 3rd July 2016 

Diary – Chairing Cassava Republic Press Salon – April 11th 2016

The highlight of my April was being part of the launch of this brilliant, publishing outfit’s stepping out on to the UK market. Had a good time chairing or better said facilitating a conversation between four of their launch authors. Leye Adenle, author of gripping crime novel ‘Easy Motion Tourist’, exploring the dark underbelly of … Continue reading Diary – Chairing Cassava Republic Press Salon – April 11th 2016

Matigari: talking revolutionary translation with Wangui wa Goro, Friday 12 July, 12.30pm

Tomorrow, at the British Library I’ll be chairing an event to mark the 25th anniversary of the translation of one of Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s seminal novels, Matigari, into English. Translated from GIkuyu by acclaimed writer and translator Wangui wa Goro, Matigari is the story of a revolutionary who returns from the bush to his newly … Continue reading Matigari: talking revolutionary translation with Wangui wa Goro, Friday 12 July, 12.30pm