Protests at the South African North West Province have led to the cancellation of the Rutanang Book Fair 2018. South Africa’s North West province with…View More South African protests lead to Rutanang Book Fair 2018 cancellation.
Ugandan publisher and blog Sooo Many Stories have unveiled their new BookTube channel, on YouTube, they call #MeIRead. Sooo Many Stories was started as a…View More Sooo Many Stories give us new BookTube Channel #MeIRead
Ayobami Adebayo and Lesley Nneka Arimah join 82 other artists from all over the world as MacDowell Fellows 2018. The MacDowell Colony is a US…View More Ayobami Adebayo, Lesley Nneka Arimah are MacDowell Fellows 2018
Lesley Nneka Arimah was announced as a Minnesota Book Awards 2018 winner for her short story collection What It Means When a Man Falls From…View More Lesley Nneka Arimah is Minnesota Book Awards 2018 winner
The Tell Your Own Story Literary Awards 2018 were hosted at the Lusaka University, Lusaka, Zambia on Saturday April 21, 2018. The Tell Your Own…View More Tell Your Own Story Literary Awards 2018 winners announced
Chinua Achebe’s work Things Fall Apart at 60 was celebrated with readings by some of the most well-known African writers working today at the South…View More Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” at 60 celebrated
Tomi Adeyemi’s Children Of Blood And Bone is on African soil for all of y’all. The New York Times Bestseller is brought to you by…View More Tomi Adeyemi’s “Children Of Blood And Bone” is here!
Kopano Matlwa’s latest novel is available in the US under the name Evening Primrose with Quercus as the publisher. The book was first published as…View More Kopano Matlwa stays winning with “Evening Primrose.”
Writer Pede Hollist and actor Hana Kefela are the first to feature at the Goethe-Institut Kenya’s Artistic Encounters 2018. They will be performing at the…View More Pede Hollist, Hana Kefela to kick off Goethe Nairobi’s Artistic Encounters 2018.
The Nommo Awards 2018 shortlists for the best novel, novella, short story and graphic novel by an African this year have been announced. The Nommo…View More African Speculative Fiction Society’s Nommo Awards 2018 shortlists announced
The Rutanang Book Fair 2018 artists to feature at this year’s edition, its third iteration, have been announced by fair organisers. This year’s theme is…View More Rutanang Book Fair 2018 artists and theme announced
Stanley Gazemba’s Forbidden Fruit has taken a journey to the United States with The Mantle publishers. The book first emerged in 2003 as The Stone…View More Stanley Gazemba’s “Forbidden Fruit” has gone to the United States
South African Masande Ntshanga is on the Saboteur Awards 2018 shortlist for his debut novel The Reactive. The book was published by Jacaranda Books. UK…View More Masande Ntshanga makes Saboteur Awards 2018 shortlist
The Abuja Literary Festival will run from June 28-30, 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria. This announcement was made by the team who run the Abuja Writers…View More The Abuja Literary Festival 2018 for June in Nigeria
Upile Chisala has two poetry collections namely soft magic and Nectar that lovers of poetry really need to check out. Upile is a storyteller, sociologist…View More Upile Chisala’s two poetry collections “soft magic” and “Nectar.”