Our inventory of digital material continues to grow, and ranges from video and audio to documents and images. Our aim is to digitise select items from our archive and make them accessible online, enabling researchers and those interested in African and Diaspora literature, wherever they are in the world, the benefit of their use.


Listen to interviews with leading and emerging African and Diaspora writers as they discuss their work, the craft of writing, and what they see as the role of the African writer today.


Watch videos from LOATAD’s live music event strand, similar in format to NPR’s Tiny Desk, that brings the best in alternative Ghanaian music into the intimate space of the library.


View documents from our archive, including letters and manuscripts, that offer an insight into the lives and minds of writers from across time and generations.


View our collection of rare, original photographs of leading writers from the postcolonial and civil rights eras to the present day.

Posters and Flyers

Our archive of literary posters and flyers, for everything from book launches and conferences to protests and events, are sourced from both LOATAD’s own archive and others.

Literary Exhibitions

Visit our digital exhibitions, which bring literature to life in innovative ways.

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