Thursday, February 18, 2010

Book Event: The BookJam @ Silverbird

This year has started off with a number scintillating arts events. Here's a new initiative:


Writer A. Igoni Barrett (author of From Caves of Rotten Teeth and convener of the 9 Writers, 4 Cities book tour) will, in collaboration with Silverbird Lifestyle media store, host a monthly series of literary events tagged The BookJam @ Silverbird.

What it is? Book readings and discussion, musical performances

Why it is? To provide literary entertainment for the public, create opportunities for book lovers to meet and discuss with writers and artists, to support the local literary community.

When? Saturday 27 February 2010 (3-5PM)

Where? Silverbird Lifestyle store, Silverbird Galleria, Ahmadu Bello Way, VI, Lagos.

How much? Free

February's guest writers and artistes are:
Kaine Agary, author of Yellow Yellow and winner of the 2008 NLNG-sponsored Nigeria Prize for Literature;
Eghosa Imasuen, author of To Saint Patrick;
Jude Dibia, author of Walking with Shadows and Unbridled and winner of the 2007 NDDC/ANA-sponsored Ken Saro-Wiwa Prize for Prose.

For more information about the BookJam please send an email to