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Gallery 2022
Gallery 2019

The magic that was "Disrupting Home"


Kenyan musician Juliani performing as the final act of the festival.

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Angolan first-time novelist Kalaf Epalanga


Cameroonian author Hemley Boum and translator Ndegwa Nguru

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The 2023 Macondo Literary Festival international authors

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The 2023 Macondo Literary Festival international authors

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Togolese-Italian author Kossi Komla-Ebri and Kenyan festival co-founder and novelist Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor


South African writer Masande Ntshanga with festival goers

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Volunteers at Macondo

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Opening panel 1 (left to right): Moderator Mshai Mwangola, Moroccan novelist Youssef Fadel, translator Ndegwa Nguru, Togolese-Italian author Kossi Komla-Ebri, festival co-founder Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Sierra Leonean-British author Aminatta Forna, British author Yvvette Edwards, moderator Aleya Kassam

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Sierra Leonean-British author Aminatta Forna

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Opening panel 2: moderator Mshai Mwangola, Cameroonian novelist Hemley Boum, translator Ndegwa Nguru, Sudanese writer Leila Aboulela, South African author Masande Ntshanga, Angolan writer Kalaf Epalanga, Ugandan novelist Jennifer Makumbi, moderator Aleya Kassam

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Leila Aboulela (Sudan), Masande Ntshanga (South Africa)

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Festival guests in conversation

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Youssef Fadel (Morocco) with a reader

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What does home mean to you? Festival goers were invited to share their thoughts

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Ugandan novelist Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

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The Macondo community in session

Photos by Paul Munene

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