Niq Mhlongo and Nick Ndeda were the starring attractions at the latest edition of Goethe-Institut hosted Artistic Encounters. The event which was moderated by Zukiswa…
Niq Mhlongo and Nick Ndeda were the starring attractions at the latest edition of Goethe-Institut hosted Artistic Encounters. The event which was moderated by Zukiswa…View More Niq Mhlongo and Nick Ndeda rock the Goethe’s Artistic Encounters.
Writers and other publishing industry professionals are invited to apply to The African Writers Trust Publishing Fellowship programme. Your deadline is July 30, 2018. The…View More Call for Applications: African Writers Trust Publishing Fellowship Programme
South African author Niq Mhlongo and Kenyan actor Nick Ndeda are the feature acts at Goethe-Institut Kenya’s Artistic Encounters on July 12, 2018. Artistic Encounters…View More Niq Mhlongo, Nick Ndeda for Goethe’s Artistic Encounters.
The Babishai Poetry Award 2018 longlist was announced on July 5th by judges Prof Remi Raj, Rehema Nanfuka, and Alfred Msadala. The longlist of 35,…View More Babishai Poetry Award 2018 longlist announced.
The Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2018 nominees have been announced and feature writers and poets with African roots. They include Lesley Nneka Arimah, Peter Kimani,…View More Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2018 nominees announced.
The UK’s Royal Society of Literature has selected its 40 Fellows under the age of 40 with a strong contingent of writers with African roots.…View More Africans on UK’s Royal Society of Literature Under 40 Fellows.
Kenyan writer Makena Onjerika is the Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 winner for her short story Fanta Blackcurrant, published in Wasafiri (2017). The ceremony was…View More Makena Onjerika is Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 winner.
Hawa Jande Golakai and Muthoni Wa Gichuru were the featured authors at Literary Crossroads at the Goethe-Institut in Nairobi on June 21, 2018. They were…View More Hawa Jande Golakai, Muthoni Wa Gichuru star at Literary Crossroads.
The Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2018 longlist has been announced. The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction Prize is named after…View More Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2018 longlist announced.
The Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 longlist was been announced on Tuesday, June 25, 2018. The longlist of ten features writers from Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya,…View More Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 longlist announced.
The Sunday Times Literary Awards 2018 winners Bongani Ngqulunga and Harry Kalmer were announced at a ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa on June 23, 2018.…View More Bongani Ngqulunga, Harry Kalmer are Sunday Times Literary Awards 2018 winners.
The Kistrech International Poetry Festival 2018 is set to happen in a series of towns in Kenya from October 3-10. The Kistrech International Poetry Festival…View More Kistrech International Poetry Festival 2018 for October.
Tochukwu Emmanuel Okafor is the Short Story Day Africa Prize 2017 winner for his story All Our Lives. Agazit Abate and Michael Yee came second…View More Tochukwu Emmanuel Okafor is Short Story Day Africa Prize 2017 winner.
This Mournable Body is the third in the Tsitsi Dangarembga trilogy that started off with Nervous Conditions and was followed on by The Book of…View More “This Mournable Body” completes Tsitsi Dangarembga trilogy.
Authors from all over the continent will be converging on Cape Town, South African for the Open Book Festival 2018 which happens in September 5-9,…View More Open Book Festival 2018 set for Cape Town in September.