Quramo Festival of Words begins December 13

Quramo Festival QFest

Literary enthusiasts will gather on December 13 to 15 at the Quramo Festival of Words in a three-day literary experience to include book panel sessions, masterclasses and everything in-between.

The event, which will climax with the prestigious Quramo Writers Prize, will crown one winner with a prize of N1 million and bragging rights as the best entry for this year.


The amazing three-day line-up will kick off with an exclusive book presentation of ‘Mirror on the Wall’ by Jesutofunmi Fekoya hosted by Ugo Anidi; and then the winner of the 2018 Quramo Writers Prize, Samuel Monye, will unpack his winning book ‘Give Us Each Day’ in a session facilitated by Sope Martins.

Day 2 is prepped to unveil a plethora of exciting literary activities to include masterclasses from Toni Kan, Sefi Atta and Eghosa Emasuen. The current NLNG prize winner and author of ‘Boom Boom’, Jude Idada, will be met in a session anchored by Farida Ladipo-Ajayi.

Next up will be the panel sessions; the first will be ‘The A-Z of publishing’ featuring Toni Kan, Eghosa Emasuen and Deji Toye.

Another panel featuring Supo Shasore, Amanda Kirby, Aderonke Adeola and Femi Odugbemi will dissect ‘Edutainment The Pathway to Knowledge’.


The day will end with the screening of the Qcut Special, Journey of an African Colony, and Awani.

Day 3 will feature a special ‘Q conversation’ with experienced broadcaster, Kadaria Ahmed, anchored by Molara Wood; and also the unveiling of the 2019 winner of the prestigious Quramo Writers Prize followed by a stage play by MC Seun.