2017 Festival Schedule

HIGHLIGHT EVENTS

Stage Play: Kawuna (Thursday and Saturday 8pm) 30,000/=

Prize Announcement and after party: Sunday 8pm 50,000/=

PREMIER WEEKDAY EVENTS

Bloggers Happy Hour: Thursday 6pm

Comedy Night: Thursday 8pm

Kelele: Friday 6pm

Aka Dope: Friday 8pm

Music is our Weapon film: Friday 8pm

PREMIER WEEKEND EVENTS

#MeIRead Book Club: Saturday 2pm

The Gathering: Saturday 8pm

Writivism Shortlisted writers’ playlist: Sunday 2pm

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

Thando Mqgolozana: Saturday 6pm

Daniel Kalinaki: Sunday 6pm

BOOK LAUNCHES AND AUTOGRAPH POINT SCHEDULE

Thursday 4pm: Jalada and Transition Launch the Fear Issue

Thursday 6pm: FEMRITE Launches Stay With Me and Inside a Feminist’s Mind

Friday 4pm: New Nigerian Writing Launch (And After Many Days Blackass, and This House is Not For Sale)

Friday 6pm: New Creative Non Fiction Launch (Nothing Left To Steal and Chibok Girls)

Saturday 4pm: New Ugandan Writing Launch (Sundown, Butterfly Dreams and Set Me on Fire)

Sunday 4pm: Autobiography Launch

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Thursday 4pm: Salooni Panel

Friday 4pm: Readers Choice Panel

Sunday 2pm: Huza Press and Mawazo Institute Roundtable on Creative Writing Workshops

Sunday 4pm: How to Write About Sex Panel

WORKSHOPS AND MASTER CLASSES

Wednesday – Saturday 2pm: Academics Roundtable

Thursday – Sunday 10am: Arts Management and Literary Activism (AMLA) workshop

Saturday 10am: Mixa Kids Workshop

Saturday 4pm: Publisher speed dating

Sunday 10am: Short Story Day Africa Flow Workshop

Sunday 12pm: Chapter Four Legal Aid Clinic for Writers and Publishers

CHILDREN PROGRAMME

Saturday 10am: Mixa Kids Workshop

Saturday and Sunday 10am: Sooo Many Stories Tot Tales

OUTREACH PROGRAMME

Schools Programme

Thursday and Friday: School Visits

Sunday 2pm: Storyported

#UgandaReading Outreach

Thursday 2pm: Market visit

Friday 2pm: Hospital visit

EXHIBITIONS

Salooni and Writivism book covers: Thursday – Sunday 10am