Catch Ayesha Harruna Attah in London

Ayesha Harruna Attah, author of The Hundred Wells of Salaga, will be in London for just 2 weeks this summer. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to see her! With other writers, Ayesha will be at appearing at Africa Writes, the Royal

African Society’s Annual Literature Festival, as well as at other events in the city. Check out her schedule below.

Saturday 30th June

UK Launch of The Hundred Wells of Salaga

13:30- 14:00

Ayesha will be launching The Hundred Wells of Salaga at Africa Writes, where she will be discussing the rhythms, relationships, desires and struggles in women’s lives in 19th century Ghana.

Tickets available via Africa Writes

Sunday 1st July

African Books to Inspire Panel                    

15:15 – 16:30

Ayesha will also be on the African Books to Inspire panel, alongside writers Akwaeke Emezi, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma and Panashe Chigumadzi. They’ll be talking about the books that have inspired them.

Tickets available via Africa Writes

Tuesday 3rd July

In Conversation with Fiammetta Rocco             


Join Ayesha Harruna Attah in conversation with Fiammetta Rocco, Culture editor of The Economist as they discuss writing history, the meaning of freedom, female friendship and power, in light of the publication of the brilliant The Hundred Wells of Salaga.

Tickets available via Eventbrite

Wednesday 11th July

A Literary Dinner at Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen


While you feast on deliciou

s contemporary Ghanaian cuisine, Ayesha will read from her work and discusses her creative process, followed by a Q&A and a book signing, and an opportunity to connect with fellow connoisseurs.

Tickets available via Eventbrite

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