Hello, there. Greetings. We hope that you have been keeping well. After taking a hiatus during the month of June 2017, to both reflect and prepare better, Turn The Page Africa’s #TTPBookMeet continues this July for its original bimonthly meetings which are made up of interactions with authors making appearances and conversations about common texts for the month. We have, therefore, detailed a calendar of events for the period July 2017 through December 2017. .
Greetings. We are hoping that you have kept yourself well enough. #TTPBookMeet Our book club meetings, which you have interacted with before, especially by way of our social media networks as #TTPBookMeet, continue this May. A Moment With Xenson We will be meeting on Friday, May 5, 2017, for a reading of, an interaction on, and a performance of the writing and/or poetry that makes Kizi Kiza, our common text for the month. We .
A YEAR IN SERVICE. It is now a few days past a year since we started out with what was the challenge that became the consuming thrill of contributing to the endeavour of making African Literature more accessible, more available, and more affordable for, first, Ugandans, and, now, readers from the rest of the world whom we have ably served. It has been a pleasure stocking up, reviewing, and having conversations about .
Greetings. Turn The Page Africa extends an invitation to you, and your friends, to the next #TTPBookMeet, which will take place on Friday, March 10, 2017, in Hive Colab, Kanjokya House, Kanjokya Street, Kampala, Uganda, starting from 17:30. We will be having a retrospective conversation about Othuke Ominiabohs’s Odufa: A Lover’s Tale, our common text for the month of March, 2017. Ominiabohs, in his debut novel, graphically chronicles the entire the entire gamut of .
While we are invested in making books available to readers though our bookshop, we, also, strongly believe that it is necessary to have conversations around and/or about books and more. Please do join #TTPBookMeet, on Friday, February 10, 2017, as we resume our book club meetings for the year. We will be joined by Elma Asio and Evelyn Karungi, the authors of Homegrown Love, a recently launched title for an interactive conversation. We will .
Greetings. We hope your holidays went well, and that 2017 has not any pathetic yet. We, at Turn The Page, are delighted to inform you that the ever so engaging #TTPBookMeet resumes, as hereby scheduled, on Friday, February 10, 2017. For 2017, we have taken advice from some of our members, thought, and planned to proceed as follows; We will meet once a month, on the second Friday of every month, for a retrospective reflection .
Greetings from Turn The Page. We hope that the month of November has started off well enough for you and those that you care about. In November… Common Text For The Month: Dust – Yvonne Adhiambo Oduor. During November, #TTPBookMeet will continue, as scheduled, with a reading and reflection of Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s Dust, our common text for the month. It will be the first of two book club meetings and will meet on .
Greetings. Turn The Page wishes you a happy new month. We hope October has been good enough to you so far. This month, Turn The Page’s book club meetings will continue as has been the norm, every after a fortnight. In the last meeting, on September 30, we were honoured to host and interact with the Lantern Meet of Poets. They were kind enough to share with us their history and future plans. Those, .
In a special #TTPBookMeet, Turn The Page hosted a team, which included Elijah B Wojji, Wobusobozi Kangere, Rachel Kunihira, and Gloria Nanfuka from The Lantern Meet of Poets, some known and others so “ancient” that they are unknown to some of the younger book club members and other members of the public. Over the last decade, The Lantern Meet of Poets has churned out a body of good work, both in quality and quantity, .
Acan Innocent Immaculate is the winner of the recently organised CACE (Center for African Cultural Experience) organised Writivism Festival 2016’s short story competition. Her gripping story, Sundown, beat several others, written by equally fledgling writers from East and West Africa to earn the coveted prize. Turn The Page was blessed to share her company when she joined us, as our guest and author of the month of September, for the book club meeting which .