2023 Crater Literary Festival: Exploring “Identity, Nostalgia, and Realism: Narratives from the Homeland

The 2023 Crater Literary Festival is set to captivate literary enthusiasts and culture aficionados as it returns for its seventh edition, celebrating the power of literature, storytelling, and the profound impact of words.

This year, CraterLitFest embarks on a captivating voyage into the core of the human experience with its theme, “Identity, Nostalgia, and Realism: Narratives from the Homeland.”


Scheduled to take place over four enriching days in Enugu, from December 15th -18th 2023, the festival will kick off on the 15th with a Creative Huddle for Enugu Creatives and a touching book reading paying homage to the iconic author, Ifeoma Okoye, followed by an engaging book chat with the brilliant
Sophie Bouillon, author of ‘Manuwa Street,’ and captivating film screenings.


On December 16th, brace yourself for thought-provoking online discussions led by Dr. Raphael James of CRIMMD Museum and the insightful Ojiugo Uche of Genti Media.

Dive into online book reading
sessions with the dynamic authors, Chimaobi Ahuekwe and Ugoo Okogeri! And don’t miss the explosive panel discussion featuring the trailblazing team from FourSeven Studio.

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In partnership with ColorCity, prepare for an explosion of creativity at the ColorCity Art Festival on
December 17th! And that’s not all—grab the opportunity to join our FREE Screenplay/Scriptwriting
class, hosted in collaboration with Digital Dreams Hub, Enugu, on December 18th, 2023

CraterLitFest reminds us that literature and art has the exceptional power to transport us to different
worlds, provoke deep thought, and ignite our imaginations. It serves as a poignant reminder that, no matter how far we journey, our homeland remains an intrinsic part of our very being.


With great anticipation, we invite you to join us as the 2023 Crater Literary Festival unfolds. Let us collectively immerse ourselves in the enchanting narratives awaiting us and embark on a journey of
self-discovery and understanding that promises to be both enlightening and inspiring.


To secure your spot for the CraterLitFest23 on-site and online sessions, register now at 👉 👈


For more information and updates, please visit 👉 www.craterliteraryfestival.com 👈and/or contact us at litfest@thecraterlibrary.com or 2349015900571


About the Crater Literary Festival
Crater Literary Festival aka CraterLitFest l is an annual celebration of literature and storytelling that brings together authors, thinkers, and literary enthusiasts from around the world. The festival
celebrates and promotes literature and budding literary creators, with particular reference to south-east Nigeria.

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Established with the goal of promoting literary appreciation and exploration in south eastern Nigeria, the festival explores diverse themes through discussions, book readings,poetry reading, presentations
and engaging conversations with authors and individuals in the creative and cultural space.. The festival is free and open to all


Adachukwu Onwudiwe, founder of the Crater Literary Festival, talks to participants at a session in Enugu, Nigeria, on December 15, 2022 [Courtesy: Sam-Eze Chidera/Crater Literary Festival]

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