About us

Who we are

Established in 2014, Mainland Book Cafe (MBC) is a Lagos based community of readers, writers, and book lovers who share a common passion for arts and literature. We promote reading of contemporary African writing, organise literary events and create a physical and intellectual spaces for creative interactions and conversations. We make reading fun and social.

The Book Club

Every month we organise a monthly meetup where members gather, chat and talk about books with drinks.

Writers Support & Publishing

We offer writer support services which includes researching, copy-writing, editing, proof-reading, cover design, book formatting and layout design. We regularly publish Mashup (quarterly) – a collections of selected creative works comprising of several fiction and non-fiction titles. We also offer quality printing services at very affordable rates.