Ben Okri will headline Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019. The festival with the theme “Transitioning from Migration“ is in its second year. In April, African…
Ben Okri will headline Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019. The festival with the theme “Transitioning from Migration“ is in its second year. In April, African…View More Ben Okri to headline Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019.
The judges for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2019 and the Koffi Addo Prize for Nonfiction 2019 were announced on December 5, 2018. Writivism is…View More Meet the judges for the Writivism Fiction and Nonfiction prizes for 2019.
The Swahili Literary Festival 2019 is set for Mombasa, Kenya from March 1-3, 2019. This will be the first running of the festival in the…View More Swahili Literary Festival 2019 set for Mombasa, Kenya in March.
As part of a blog tour featuring Tolu’ A. Akinyemi, the Nigerian poet whose most recent poetry collection is Dead Dogs Don’t Bark agreed to…View More Five questions: Nigerian poet Tolu’ A Akinyemi – “Dead Dogs Don’t Bark.”
Ugandan publisher and literary advocacy organisation Sooo Many Stories has opened a children’s library in Bugolobi, Uganda. Sooo Many Stories was introduced to many followers…View More Sooo Many Stories opens Children’s Library in Uganda.
Prof Tanure Ojaide and Harriet Anena are the joint winners of the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018. The announcement was made at a ceremony…View More Prof Tanure Ojaide, Harriet Anena are joint Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 winners.
The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist has been announced today on December 7, 2018. The longlist features twelve African children’s authors and illustrators from six…View More Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist announced.
The Sanaa Theatre Awards 2018 winners were announced at a colourful ceremony at the Kenya National Theatre in Nairobi on December 3, 2018. The Sanaa…View More Sanaa Theatre Awards 2018 winners announced in Nairobi.
Dinaw Mengestu has been listed amongst the 32 black male writers of our time on the New York Times. The last decade has seen a…View More Dinaw Mengestu among New York Times 32 black male writers.
Leila Aboulela was announced the winner of best fiction book award at the Scottish Saltire Literary Prize 2018 at a ceremony in Edinburgh, Scotland on…View More Leila Aboulela is Scottish Saltire Literary Prize 2018 winner.
The International African Women Writers’ Symposium 2018 is set to happen in venues in Johannesburg, South Africa from 29 November to 6 December. Among the…View More Leila Aboulela for International African Women Writers’ Symposium 2018.
The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 shortlist has been announced with Harriet Anena, Tanure Ojaide, and Servio Gbadamosi in the running. The Wole Soyinka…View More Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 shortlist announced.
The Morland Writing Scholars 2018 have been announced today, Tuesday, November 27, 2018. The four are Edwige Renee Dro, Kola Tubosun, Sibabalwe Oscar Masinyana, and…View More Dro, Tubosun, Masinyana, Ndlovu are Morland Writing Scholars 2018.
Three Africans feature on Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 longlist announced on November 26, 2018. They are Egyptians Amro Al Adly and Ahmed Al Shahawi…View More Three Africans on Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 longlist.
The Sanaa Theatre Awards 2018 nominees were unveiled at a ceremony at the Kenyan National Theatre in Nairobi on Friday, November 23, 2013. The winners…View More Sanaa Theatre Awards 2018 nominees unveiled in Nairobi