Virtually Yours with Bisi Adjapon

February 12: Virtually Yours with Bisi Adjapon

Bisi Adjapon’s The Keeper of Secrets, the featured book for “Virtually Yours,” runs on February 12, 2022. The event will run from 4 pm GMT, 5 pm WAT, 6 pm CAT, and 7 pm EAT.

Virtually Yours is a regional project of Goethe-Institut Sub Saharan Africa, a series of online discussions with contemporary authors from Africa. “Virtually Yours” aims to create an online platform for avid readers, writers, academics, publishers, agents, and anyone else interested in literature by writers from Africa.

The series of online discussions held once a month from October 2020 has featured Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Niq Mhlongo, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Tendai Huchu, Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda, Ondjaki, Ishmael Beah, Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Rémy Ngamije, and Nadifa Mohamed.

The featured guest for February is Bisi Adjapon’s The Keeper of Secrets. Bisi Adjapon’s writing has been featured in journals and newspapers such as McSweeney’s Quarterly, Washington Times, Daily Graphic, and Chicken Bones. She founded and ran the Young Shakespeare company for four years in America, and as an International Affairs Specialist for the US Foreign Agricultural Service, won the Civil Rights Award for Human Relations. She lives in Ghana.

This month, the session will have translation in three languages of English, French, and Portuguese.

Register for this Virtual Gathering at the link below and stand the chance of winning a copy by clicking here.