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As part of PEN World Voices Festival 2015, Africa House Presents: African Literature on the Mews

As part of PEN World Voices Festival 2015, Africa House Presents:

African Literature on the Mews

Date: Friday, May 8, 2015

Time: 10:30 am – 11:30 a.m

Location: 14A Washington Mews, 1st-floor space

Global bazaar met county fair at this third annual festival within the PEN World Voices Festival. Guests were able to discover a world of literature and music in NYU’s beautiful Washington Mews, and its International Houses and Institutes.

As part of the event, NYU Africa House hosted:

Writers Workshop: “Perspectives From African Writers” with authors Véronique Tadjo and Rashidah Ismaili

Véronique Tadjo (Ivory Coast) is a writer, academic, artist, and author of books for young people. Tadjo’s latest novel is titled, Loin de mon père (Paris: Actes Sud, 2010).

Rashidah Ismaili (Benin) is an essayist, poet, playwright, activist and conference convener. Ismaili’s new novel in linked stories is titled, Autobiography of the Lower East Side (Northampton House Press, 2014).

Presented by Africa House and the Institute of African American Affairs.