KONYA SHAMSRUMI Collective member and author of The Anguish and Vigilance of Things, Richard Ali, graced the Lagos Books and Arts Festival 2019.

On the 4th of November, 2019, Richard was on a panel moderated by Praxis Hangout where he discussed Indigenous Languages and Translation with JK Anowe and Tee Jay Dan.

Richard Ali reads at LABAF ’19

Later in the day, at the Writers-Readers’ Convention, Richard Ali reads from his collection of poetry The Anguish and Vigilance of Things (Konya Shamsrumi 2019) Watch the video above where he reads live. It was an evening of conversations, performances and love between writers and readers.

We are grateful to our partners Praxis Magazine, Praxis Hangout and the Lagos Book and Arts Festival.