The Shallow Tales Review is hosting its fourth literary reading, and Brittle Paper readers are officially invited. Featuring 18 African writers, this year’s free and virtual event will be held on Saturday, March 9.

The Shallow Tales Review is an online literary journal that curates the best literature from Africa and across the world. It was founded in August 2019 by Nigerian writer, critic and editor, Nzube Nlebedim. This reading will commemorate the 4-year anniversary of the Shallow Tales Review.

Reading Shallow Tales is a webinar that brings together 18 African writers in one space to read from their books. The free event provides the opportunity for up-and-coming writers and artists to network with their favorite writers and ask them relevant questions around their art and writing.

The keynote speaker for the reading will be Nigerian-Canadian poet, Professor Amatoritsero Ede. This year’s webinar features African writers including David Hundeyin, Chinaza Eziaghighala, Leye Adenle, Alistair Mackay, Chinonso Nzeh, Nkateko Masinga, Obari Gomba, Loic Ekinga, Korede Yishau, Molara Wood, Rutendo Chidzodzo, Zenas Ubere, Ukamaka Olisakwe, Bash Amuneni, Tares Oburumu, Kwaku Kyereh, and Saddiq Dzukogi.

Date: Saturday, March 9, 2024

Time: 12 PM (WAT), 11 AM (BST), 5 AM (CST)

Location: Virtual

Register here.