To celebrate its second year of standard issue publication, The Shallow Tales Review is bringing together African literary writers, publishers, critics, scholars and academics, to read and speak at this year’s event.
The Shallow Tales Review is an electronic magazine from Africa aimed at curating African and Black Literature.
Reading Shallow Tales 1 held on Saturday, March 13th, 2021, and hosted such industry names as Richard Ali (Nigeria), Iquo DianaAbasi (Nigeria), Ferial Mohamed (South Africa), Adjei Agyei-Baah (Ghana), Alexander Nderitu (Kenya), Temani Nkalolang (Botswana), amongst many others.
This year’s event, like last year’s, will be held virtually by 12pm till 3pm on Saturday March 12th, 2022. Each reader would be reading excerpts from any of their creative or critical pieces. These readings will be thereafter curated in an electronic anthology that will be published in early April 2022.
This year’s readers are Andrew Chatora, Salawu Olajide, Nnamdi Oguike, Karen Jennings, Roseline Mgbodichinma, Adedayo Agarau, Chinua Ezenwa-Ohaeto, Romeo Oriogun, Chike Frankie Edozien, Jakky Bankong-Obi, Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki, Rasaq Malik Gbolahan, Sir Eriata Oribhabor, Frances Ogamba, Soji Cole, Ernest Ogunyemi, and Chidiebube onye Okohia. Writer and linguist, Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún will be delivering the keynote address.
Find link to attend event on promotional flyers.