book tour 2019



3/26 | The Bindery
7.30pm San Francisco, CA
1727 Haight St
Book launch w/ Michelle Quint

4/3 | Waterstones Gower Street
6.30pm London, UK
82 Gower St, Bloomsbury
Books and Rhymes Live Podcast w/ Sarah Ozo-Irabor

4/5 | Berlin African Book Festival
2.15pm Berlin, Germany
Cinema Babylon, Rosa-Luxemburg-Straße 30
New Places, New Voices w/ Sue Nyathi, Ijangolet S. Ogwang, Magda Birkmann

4/7 | Cambridge Literary Festival
2.30pm Cambridge, UK
Baillie Gifford Stage, Old Divinity School, St Johns Street
Ali Smith’s Debut Writers Panel w/ Isabella Hammad and Kevin Breathnach
5.30pm Cambridge, UK
Palmerston Room, St. Johns College
New Daughters of Africa panel w/ Candice Carty-Williams, Irenosen Okojie, Margaret Busby

4/9 | Book Passage
7.00pm Corte Madera, CA
51 Tamal Vista Blvd

4/10 | Warby Parker
7.00pm San Francisco
357 Hayes Street
w/ Esmé Weijun Wang, Helen Tseng, Melissa Graeber, Aku Ammah-Tagoe

4/12 | Mrs. Dalloway’s
7.30pm Berkeley, CA
2904 College Ave
w/ Yael Goldstein-Love

4/13 | Litquake The Art of the Novel
4pm San Francisco, CA
Z Below, 450 Florida St
w/ Melanie Abrams, Laleh Khadivi, Lucy Jane Bledsoe

4/16 | Dartmouth College
4.30pm Hanover, NH
Sanborn House, 19 N Main St
Hosted by Rebecca Clark

4/18 | Harvard Bookstore
7.00pm Cambridge, MA
1256 Massachusetts Ave
w/ Glenda Carpio

4/19 | New York University
6.30pm New York, NY
20 Cooper Square, Room 220
w/ Michael Vazquez

4/22 | The Africa Center
6.30pm New York, NY
1280 Fifth Ave
w/ Julian Lucas

4/23 | McNally Jackson
7.00pm Brooklyn, NY
76 N 4th St, Unit G
w/ Isaac Fitzgerald

4/25 | Columbia University
6.00pm New York NY
2960 Broadway, Dodge Hall, Room 501
Our Word Writer-in-Residence

4/26 | Providence College
3.00pm Providence, RI
105 Ruane Center for the Humanities
Hosted by The Humanities Forum, Eric Bennett

5/1 | The Mechanic’s Institute
6.00pm San Francisco, CA
57 Post St
w/ Lydia Kiesling

5/3 | UC Berkeley Student Learning Center
12.00pm Berkeley, CA
113 César Chávez Student Center
w/ Taylor Chan and Maya Mahajan

5/4 | Bay Area Book Festival
11.45am Berkeley, CA
Berkeley City College Auditorium, 2050 Center St
Critic’s Choice: Three Young 21st Century Writers
w/ Jamel Brinkley and R.O. Kwon, hosted by Jane Ciabattari

1.30pm Berkeley, CA
Veterans Memorial Building Auditorium, 1931 Center St
Let the World Move: Speculative Fiction From the Periphery
w/ Carmen Maria Machado, Lesley Nneka Arimah, Alice Sola Kim

5/15 | Museum of the African Diaspora
6.30pm San Francisco, CA
685 Mission St
w/ Nadia Ellis and Scott Saul

5/16 | City Lights Bookstore
7.00pm San Francisco, CA
4519, 261 Columbus Ave
w/ Ismail Muhammad

6/12 | American International School of Lusaka
5.00pm Lusaka, Zambia
487 A/F/3 Leopards Hill Road

6/14 | UNZA Vet Lecture Theatre
6.00-8.00pm Lusaka, Zambia
University of Zambia
Sponsored by Lusaka Book Club, Kalemba Prize, UNZA

6/15 | Bookworld Manda Hill
12.00-2.00pm Lusaka, Zambia
19255 Manda Hill Rd
Book signing

6/29 | Africa Writes
5.00-6.30pm Bristol UK
Malcom X Centre, 141 City Rd
New Daughters of Africa panel w/ Margaret Busby, Leone Ross, Ros Martin

7/2 | University of Exeter
6.00-7.00pm Exeter UK
Exeter Custom House, 46 The Quay, Exeter, EX2 4AN
Quay Words event w/ Lara Choksey

7/3 | Waterstones Broadmead
7.00pm Bristol, UK
11A Union Gallery, Broadmead
The Old Drift book launch w/ Billy Kahora

7/5 | Daunt Books Marylebone
7.00pm London, UK
83 Marylebone High Street, London W1U 4QW

7/6 | Africa Writes
The British Library, 96 Euston Rd, London UK
4.00pm The Old Drift book launch
7.00pm New Daughters of Africa panel
w/ Margaret Busby, Nadifa Mohamed, Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, Bernardine Evaristo

7/7 | Black Girls Book Club
RSVP for location, London, UK

8/14 | Edinburgh Festival
10.15-11.15am Edinburgh, Scotland
Spiegeltent, 5A Charlotte Square
Novel Views of Africa panel w/ Chigozie Obioma

9/22 | Brooklyn Book Festival
Time & Venue TBD Brooklyn, NY