Count with me: 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28… Basically, August is wrapping up, and if you haven’t attended any literary events from January till now, there’s still time. Being an unapologetic booklover, I am usually on the lookout for literary events to attend here in Lagos ahead of time, just so, I won’t have the “I wasn’t aware” excuse. LOL. Check out the following Literary events I came across for September 2019:
Connect Nigeria’s Writers Conference
If you want to learn all about the business side of writing, then this is for you. There are only 250 slots available, so, hurry and register!
Date: September 21
Basically, Wordaholics is a monthly literary gathering organised by Vivid Verses.
What to expect in this literary event:
Poetic drunkenness, spoken word performances, freestyle competitions, art and no doubt, an overdose of creativity. See their previous event
Date: September 28
Time: 11 a.m
Venue: Barbecue City Lounge 118 Apapa road, by Costain Bus stop, Ebute Meta, Lagos.
Stories Worth Telling
Join Sworte as they host their 15th edition of stories that matter and inspire change In Nigeria. In line with the theme for this year, entrepreneurs and professionals who are all made in Nigeria and have succeeded in their various fields despite all odds, have been invited to speak at this event which promises to be lit.
Date: September 22
Time: 3 p.m
Venue: Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos.
Ticket is absolutely FREE, get yours now.
Loud Thotz Poetry Open Reading
To celebrate 10 years of exciting open poetry reading, Loud Thotz has introduced a monthly Poetry Prize where poets stand to win the summer of 10,000 Naira.
Date for September: 12th
Write amazing poetry, read, and get rewarded! Sounds good? Get more details and be notified of subsequent Loud Thotz poetry open readings.
Are you planning on organising, or do you happen know other exciting literary events to attend in 2019? I”ll be excited to hear from you, share by leaving a comment.