African Book Festival 28.01.2021 Leipzig

Kalaf Epalanga in conversation with:

Chimeka Garricks [Nigeria]
Author of A Broken People’s Playlist, a collection of short stories based on music

Fiston Mwanza Mujila [DRC | Austria]
His novel Tram 83 uses the rhythms of jazz to weave a tale of human relationships in a world that has become a global village

Mũkoma wa Ngũgĩ [Kenya | USA]
on his forthcoming novel about four Ethiopian musicians Unbury Our Dead With Song

Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda [Zambia | Nigeria | Jamaica | UK]
Author of No Be From Hia Zambia-based creative entrpreneur

Rémy Ngamije [Rwanda | Namibia]
author of the novel The Eternal Audience of One (forthcoming) and editor of the literary magazine DOEK!


Zukiswa Wanner [Zambia | South Africa | Kenya]
Author of London Cape Town Joburg, publisher, editor and organiser of the online festival AfrolitSansFronitères

African Book Festival 29.01.2021 Munich

Kalaf Epalanga in conversation with:

José Eduardo Agualusa [Angola | Mozambique]
acclaimed Angolan writer / journalist, host of the RTP Africa programme A Hora das Cigarras on African music and Poetry

Ondjaki [Angola | Brazil]
filmmaker and witer of novels, short stories and childrens literature and music enthusiast

Telma Tvon [Angola | Portugal]
HipHop artist and author of the novel Um preto muito português

Yara Monteiro [Angola | Portugal | Brazil]
writer and visual artist


Toty Sa’Med [Angola]
singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, one of the leading artists of the New Angolan Music scene. His influences range from Psychedelic Rock to Jazz, from Soul to Semba—the prototypical genre at the heart of modern Angolan music.