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Tuesday 30th June, Rich Mix, Main Space from 7.30pm

A discussion about the role of prizes and shortlists in writers’ careers with the shortlisted candidates and Nadifa Mohamed and Naomi Alderman.

9pm-11pm Numbi Family & Kokoroko bring multi-arts Afro-beats - visuals, music, spoken word and dance - unmaking colonial mentality through polyrhythmic pan-afrikan and diasporic narratives. Weaving afrobeat, jazz, soul and other spirit sounds, come dance to the riddims of our ancestors and the visions of our future. #Afropolitanfunk!

Tickets: £6 / £4 Concessions

Rich Mix, Cinema and Arts Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA


Phone (Box Office) : 020 7613 7498


Phone: 020 7926 1056


Ellah Affrey
Ellah Affrey

Wednesday 1 July, Brixton Library, 7pm

A discussion with the nominees of the 2015 Caine Prize chaired by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey.
There will be the opportunity to meet with the authors over a glass of wine.  

This event is FREE

Brixton Library, Brixton Oval, London. SW2 1LQ


Phone: 020 7926 1056

Ellah Affrey
Lizzy Attree

Thursday 2 July, Royal Over-Seas League, 7pm

A relaxed evening with the nominees of the 2015 Caine Prize chaired by Lizzy Attree. Each author will read a short extract from their work, after which there will be an opportunity to meet them over a glass of complimentary wine and canapés.    

Tickets: £7, Concessions: £6, Friends of ROSL ARTS: £5.00

To book, phone 020 7408 0214 ext 219

Park Place, St James's Street, London SW1A 1LR    


Friday 3 July, Waterstone's Piccadilly, 7pm

Meet the five nominees of the 2015 Caine Prize and hear readings from their shortlisted stories, all featured in the new anthology "Lusaka Punk and Other Stories" published by New Internationalist.  The winner will be announced on Monday 6th July.

Petina Gappah
EC Osondu

Saturday 4 July, Africa Writes, 4.45 - 6pm

The Caine Prize 2015 shortlisted writers in conversation with Petina Gappah and EC Osondu.


This event is FREE

To book, phone: 01937 546 546

96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB


Organised in partnership with Africa Writes, a celebration of contemporary African literature from across the continent and the diaspora in association with the Royal African Society.

Tricia Wombell

Saturday 4 July, Africa Writes, 11.00am - 12pm

Caine Prize book group event - Meet the writers in conversation with Tricia Wombell.

(This is a closed event for reading group members only.  If you have a reading group that is interested in getting involved, please contact Africa Writes Festival Producer Kate Haines at


This event is FREE.

To book, phone: 01937 546 546


Organised in partnership with Africa Writes.

Delia Jarrett Macauley

Sunday 5 July, Southbank Centre, 4pm

The shortlisted writers will be in conversation with Delia Jarrett Macauley and reading from and discussing their work in the Southbank Centre’s Level 5 Function Room.


Tickets: £8, Concessions: £4


To book, phone: 0844 875 0073