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On September 28th, the Goethe Institut in Nairobi hosted Nigerian novelist Abubakar Ibrahim. He was in conversation with Somalian writer Abdul Adan and German journalist Anja Bengelstorff.

The event was part of the Institut’s Literary Crossroad series, which aims at getting African writers based on the continent and abroad to talk about themes and trends in contemporary African writing.

Enjoy this small collection of photos from the event.

[All image by Samir Khan via Abubakar’s Facebook page]

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I hold a doctorate in English from Duke University and recently joined the Marquette University English faculty as an Assistant Professor. I love teaching African fiction and contemporary British novels. Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

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