The literary and cultural magazine, AGNI, will cosponsor an event with The Center for African Studies at Boston University, the African American Studies Program at Boston University, and PEN New England to celebrate contemporary African fiction. The event will feature an afternoon panel discussion followed by an evening reading and reception. These events bring to Boston four important voices in African writing: the acclaimed Nigerian novelist Helon Habila, Ugandan writer Doreen Baingana, Caine Prize-winner Henrietta Rose-Innes of South Africa, and Zimbabwean story-writer Bernard Farai Matambo. All four are contributors to the AGNI Portfolio of African Fiction, The panel discussion will be moderated by celebrated Nigerian writer E.C. Osondu, coeditor of AGNI’s portfolio.