The Babishai Niwe Foundation celebrated their tenth anniversary on World Poetry Day 2019 on March 21, 2019. The team led by founder Beverley Nambozo celebrated…
The Babishai Niwe Foundation celebrated their tenth anniversary on World Poetry Day 2019 on March 21, 2019. The team led by founder Beverley Nambozo celebrated…View More Lillian Akampurira Aujo on Babishai Foundation 10th year celebration.
The International Publishers Association Prix Voltaire 2019 shortlist announced on April 16, 2019, features two African publishers in Khaled Lufti and NB Publishers. The International…View More International Publishers Association Prix Voltaire 2019 shortlist features two African publishers.
Do You Dream Of Terra-Two, the Science fiction Young Adult debut by Temi Oh, is now available for your reading pleasure. While science fiction writing…View More Temi Oh’s Sci-Fi debut “Do You Dream Of Terra-Two” is here.
The Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology and Prize shortlist was announced on April 12, 2019. Syncity NG is a platform that showcases the best of African…View More Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology and Prize shortlist announced.
Aminatta Forna is on the Ondaatje Prize 2019 shortlist announced today, April 17, 2019, for her novel Happiness. The Royal Society of Literature’s Ondaatje Prize…View More Aminatta Forna makes Ondaatje Prize 2019 shortlist.
Nick Makoha is on the judging panel for the T.S. Eliot Prize 2019 announced on April 9, 2019. T.S. Eliot, full name Thomas Stearns Eliot,…View More Nick Makoha on team to judge T.S. Eliot Prize 2019.
Lerato Mogoatlhe’s travel memoir Vagabond launched in Johannesburg, South Africa on April 9, 2019. Lerato Mogoatlhe is a South African journalist who has worked at…View More Lerato Mogoatlhe travel memoir “Vagabond” launches in Johannesburg.
Ngugi Wa Thiong’o will be awarded the Grand Prix des Mécènes 2018 in Yaounde, Cameroon on April 23, 2019. The Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires…View More Ngugi Wa Thiong’o to be awarded Grand Prix des Mécènes 2018.
Yewande Omotoso is a finalist for the Bottari Lattes Grinzane Award 2019 for her novel La Signora Della Porta which is the Italian edition of…View More Yewande Omotoso is Bottari Lattes Grinzane Award 2019 finalist.
The Hugo Awards 2019 finalists were announced on April 2, 2019. Of the many categories listed, Nnedi Okorafor features in two different ones. The Hugo…View More Nnedi Okorafor gets two nominations at Hugo Awards 2019 finalists.
Leye Adenle is on the shortlist for CrimeFest’s eDunnit Award 2019 for his book When Trouble Sleeps. CRIMEFEST is a convention for people who like…View More Leye Adenle makes UK CrimeFest’s eDunnit Award 2019 shortlist.
The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist has been announced today, April 10, 2019. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded annually for the best…View More Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist announced.
The keynote at the opening ceremony at the African Book Festival 2019 was given by festival headliner Ben Okri on April 4, 2019. The African…View More Ben Okri keynote at the African Book Festival 2019 opening ceremony. #ABF2019
Tsitsi Dangarembga, Olumide Popoola, and Ellah Wakatama Allfrey were the first on stage at the African Book Festival 2019 in Berlin, Germany on April 4,…View More Dangarembga, Popoola, Wakatama Allfrey at African Book Festival 2019 opening round. #ABF2019
The Royal Society of Literature’s Ondaatje Prize 2019 longlist, featuring Aminatta Forna, Emmanuel Iduma, and Jamal Mahjoub, was announced on March 27, 2019. The Royal…View More The Ondaatje Prize 2019 longlist features three Africans