2016-05-03 16-39-00

The Goethe Institut in a bid to promote arts and culture in Nigeria presents an evening with Molara Wood and Ambassador Ifeoma Akabogu-Chinwuba.

The programme, Literary Crossroads is a newly installed series of discourse where Nigerian writers meet colleagues (other writers) from all over the world and from the African diaspora to discuss trends, topics and themes relevant and dominant in their literature today and the future. The first session in 2016 features the Nigerian diplomat and writer, Ifeoma Akabogu-Chinwuba.

Molara Wood is a journalist, critic and author of Indigo, a collection of short stories. She won the inaugural John La Rose Memorial Short Story Competition and received an award from the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association for her fiction.

Ifeoma, currently Nigeria’s ambassador to Cote d’Ivoire, has worked for the Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1983. She has published several literary works, including the novels, Merchants of Flesh, Waiting for Maria, Fearless and an anthology of poetry entitled African Romance.

The conversation will be moderated by the Kenyan poet and journalist, Khainga O’Okwemba.

Date: Wednesday, 4th May 2016
Time: 5 PM
Venue: Goethe-Institut Nigeria, 4TH Floor, City Hall, 30 Catholic Mission Street, Lagos Island.

Event news culled from Nothingtodoinlagos.

Author: Cerebral Lemon