The Nigeria Prize for Literature 2018 longlist was announced on July 26, 2018. Those in the running for the prize this year are Chidubem Iweka,…View More Nigeria Prize for Literature 2018 longlist announced.
Panashe Chigumadzi’s These Bones Will Rise launched in Harare, Zimbabwe on Saturday July 28, 2018. The Zimbabwean born writer was moderated by Memory Chirere. Panashe…View More Panashe Chigumadzi’s “These Bones Will Rise” launches in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s The Dragonfly Sea will be available for purchase on March 12, 2019. This will be the second book from the Kenyan writer…View More Exclusive: Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s “The Dragonfly Sea” for March 2019.
The Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2018 Shortlist was announced on July 21, 2018. Those in the running for the prize are Chisanga Mukuka…View More Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2018 Shortlist announced.
The Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist was announced on July 21, 2018. Those in the running for the prize are Mbogo Ireri (Kenya), Mali…View More Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist announced.
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.