As part of the buildup to their 2017 festival, which will be headlined by Alain Mabanckou from 30 June–2 July, Africa Writes is inviting the literary community to send in short videos in which they talk about their favourite African female literary characters. Here is an example of what the video should be like.
This exciting idea is part of a social media campaign that The Royal African Society is running with Nzinga Effect, a media platform that tells African women’s stories, in the lead up to Africa Writes.
Here are the guidelines:
2. Include a full and accurate transcript of everything you say on that video.
4. Deadline for your video is Thursday, 8 June, 2017.