News & Events
Latest News

Chika's new short story, 'The Itinerary of Grief', has been published in the online magazine Out of Print. You can read it here.

Chika's short story 'Saving Agu's Wife' has recently been republished in Europe Now. It is available here.

Three of Chika's recent non-fiction texts are available online:

'Why I No Longer Use the Term Game for Bushmeat', Brittle Paper, 7 August 2017.

'When dreams die, they do not rot: three men, one dream and the theater', Africa is a Country, 23 July 2017.

'The Danger of Reading the Single Book: A Plea for Cross-Cultural Reading', Fusion, 30 April 2017.

Chika's short story in Dutch, 'De Smaak van sneeuw' (2004), is being republished in a school reader. You can read the story here.


Upcoming Appearances

ZEE JLF at Boulder
Boulder, USA
21-23 September 2018
Events: 'How to Read a Novelist: John Freeman in conversation with Amitava Kumar, Chika Unigwe, Kiran Desai, and Preti Taneja' (22 September 2018); 'On Sister's Street: Chika Unigwe and Marcia Douglas in conversation' (23 September 2018)


Past Events

Kweli International Literary Festival
New York Times Conference Center, New York, USA
21 July 2018

Writing in Migration Book Festival
Kino Babylon, Rosa-Luxemburg-Strasse 30, 10178 Berlin, Germany
26-28 April 2018

Jaipur Literature Festival
Hotel Diggi Palace, Shivaji Marg, C-Scheme, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004, India
25-29 January 2018

Gender and Sexuality in Africa
Kemeny Hall 008, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
3 November 2017, 5:30-7:30 pm

Festival of the European Short Story
28 May 28 - 2 June 2017
Zagreb, Croatia

African Feminist Conversations: Writing Sex and Prostitution in History and Fiction
Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library, PennState College of the Liberal Arts, University Park, PA 16802, USA
26 April 2017, 18.00

Tribute to Buchi Emecheta
Terra Kulture, Plot 1376, Tiamiyu Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
25 March 2017, 13.00

Berklee College of Music, Boston MA, USA
17 March 2017

“Illuminating Lives: The Biographical Impulse in Postcolonial Literatures”
International symposium, University of Liège, Belgium
2-3 March 2017

“New Global Africa: Confrontation and Connections”
International event organized by Chika Unigwe, Brown University, USA
15 February 2017

Abantu Book Festival
Soweto, South Africa
10 December 2016

Global Africana Forum
Darmouth College, Hanover NH, USA
13 November 2016

Mónica de la Torre and Chika Unigwe
Reading, Brown University, Providence RI, USA
13 October 2016, 19.00-20.00

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