About the festival
First of its kind in Minna and in the North Central region of Nigeria, Minna Book & Art Festival is a literary/cultural event that is designed to create awareness, build capacities and promote all forms of arts. It will accommodate discourses and engaging interactions in all forms of literary, verbal and visual arts.
The headline activity of Minna Book & Art Festival will be designed around the literary career, personality and writings of Professor Zaynab Alkali.
Zaynab Alkali is the first woman novelist from the Northern Nigeria and her tenacious grip on African cultural identity has strengthened the force of her social vision in a society undergoing rapid socio-cultural transformation
At this point we have received over thirty guest confirmations. Our guests are coming from all the nooks & crannies of Nigeria; they are writers, professional editors, literary managers, literary enthusiasts, publishers and creative individuals.