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Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Zimbabwean award-winning novelist, filmmaker and academic, in Conversation with Garvia Bailey, followed by a Q&A

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CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN VOICES

We are delighted to invite you to another event of Contemporary African Voices. We believe we come to know a country by reading its authors. This event is a fundraiser for the Stephen Lewis Foundation Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign which supports community-based organizations in sub-Saharan Africa who are turning the tide of HIV and AIDS. Thank you for your support.

Live On Zoom on Thursday, May 26, 2022, at 10 AM PDT/ 1 PM EDT/ 7 PM in Zimbabwe

Registration is required.

Recording available from Thursday, May 26 to Thursday, June 9, 2022

Book Prizes for Early Bird registrants! Catalyst Press, the North American publisher of Dr. Ndlovu's two novels - The Theory of Flight and The History of Man - is generously donating 4 sets of both books as early bird entry prizes. Please register for this event and submit your entry form by clicking here: BOOK DRAW by 12 am PDT on Thursday, May 12, 2022, for a chance to win!

Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu is a writer, filmmaker and academic who holds a PhD in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University, as well as master’s degrees in African Studies and Film. Her first novel, The Theory of Flight, won the Barry Ronge Fiction Prize in South Africa. Her novel, The History of Man, is the second book published in her trilogy. She was recently awarded a prestigious 2022 Windham-Campbell Prize which is administered by Yale University.

Garvia Bailey is a Toronto based, Jamaica born journalist, producer, broadcaster, and former CBC host who is inspired and driven by the power of sharing our stories.

Massy Books is our bookstore partner in Vancouver and these books are in stock on their bookshelves now. Please visit https://www.massybooks.com/ or check with your local independent bookstore.

There is no charge for this event. Donations to the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign are welcome and greatly appreciated. To make an online donation, please click here: DONATE

Donations of $20 and more will receive a charitable tax receipt directly from the Stephen Lewis Foundation.

We acknowledge the support of the Kitsilano Community Branch #4 of Vancity Credit Union through their Community Branch Partnership grant.

This online event is presented by SLF Grandmothers Groups in Vancouver: East Van Gogos, Tikun Olam Gogos, VanGogos, and Welisa Gogos.

For more information, please contact vangogos1@gmail.com

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