Event

Writing Africa: Marking 10 years of the Caine Prize

10 Oct 2009

Event times

14.30 - 16.00

Cost of entry

£6 / £4 concessions. To book tel: 01937 546 546, or visit http://boxoffice.bl.uk

British Library

London, United Kingdom

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Travel Information

  • Tube: Kings Cross, St. Pancras, Euston

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Join us for an afternoon celebrating 10 years of Africa's highest literary award, the Caine Prize for African Writing. With introductory remarks by Booker Prize Winner Ben Okri (The Famished Road), three of Africa's finest writers, Brian Chikwava (pictured above), Chika Unigwe and Binyavanga Wainaina, read from and discuss their work and African writing today. Organised by The Caine Prize for African Writing, The British Library and the Royal African Society. Part of Black History Month, a time when we highlight and celebrate the achievements of the black community and uncover hidden history about our communities. For more Black History Month events at the British Library visit www.bl.uk/whatson

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