Refiloe Moahloli’s newest offering for her legion of children books readers Yes Yanga! was presented at the Cricket South Africa offices in Johannesburg on April…View More Refiloe Moahloli’s new book ‘Yes Yanga!’ launches in Johannesburg.
Maskarm Haile did a series of readings in several venues in Nairobi for her debut travel book Abyssinian Nomad starting on March 27, 2019. Maskarm…View More Maskarm Haile’s “Abyssinian Nomad” multiple venue Nairobi tour.
A. Igoni Barrett will reprise his role as a judge for the Graywolf Press Africa Prize 2019. Submissions for the prize open on May 1,…View More A. Igoni Barrett to judge Graywolf Press Africa Prize 2019.
The longlist for the South African Sunday Times Literary Awards 2019 were announced on April 21, 2019. The Sunday Times Literary Prize was founded in…View More South Africa’s Sunday Times Literary Awards 2019 longlist announced.
The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa, administrated by the Lumina Foundation, has announced a call for submissions for the Wole Soyinka Prize for…View More Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa 2019 call for submissions.
David Diop is the winner of the Prix Ahmadou Kourouma 2019 for his book Frere D’ame (Brother of Soul). Ahmadou Kourouma was an Ivorian novelist…View More David Diop is Prix Ahmadou Kourouma 2019 winner.
Kagayi Peter and Chris Adwar will be the featured artists at the Artistic Encounters series at the Goethe Institut in Nairobi on April 24, 2019.…View More Kagayi Peter, Chris Adwar for Goethe’s Artistic Encounters on April 24.
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.
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.