Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s short story collection Manchester Happened is on the longlist for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2020 announced on July 8, 2020.…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi on Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2020 longlist.
Colson Whitehead’s The Nickel Boys was announced the winner of the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2020 earlier today, July 9, 2020. The Orwell Prizes,…View More Colson Whitehead wins Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2020.
Linton Kwesi Johnson has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2020 today, July 7, 2020. He will receive the award in a digital ceremony co-hosted…View More Linton Kwesi Johnson awarded PEN Pinter Prize 2020.
Derek Owusu’s That Reminds Me was announced the winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize 2020 on July 2, 2020. The Desmond Elliott Prize is awarded…View More Derek Owusu is Desmond Elliott Prize 2020 winner.
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards 2020 were announced in Philadelphia, USA, on June 27, 2020. The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually…View More Coretta Scott King Book Awards 2020 announced.
Bernardine Evaristo, Candice Carty-Williams, and Oyinkan Braithwaite were among the winners at the British Book Awards 2020 announced on June 29, 2020. The British Book…View More British Book Awards 2020 winners announced.
Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse, Johary Ravaloson, Abdourahman A. Wabéri, and Dalie Farah are the finalists for the Prix Ethiophile 2020 announced on June 24, 2020. Prix…View More Prix Ethiophile 2020 finalists announced.
The winners for Zambia’s Tell Your Own Story National Book Awards 2020 were announced at a ceremony in Lusaka, Zambia on June 29, 2020. The…View More Zambia’s Tell Your Own Story National Book Awards 2020 winners announced.
The anthology for the K & L Prize 2020 was unveiled on July 26, 2020. The shortlist for the award was then announced on June…View More K & L Prize 2020 anthology published; shortlist announced.
Nisi Shawl, K. Tempest Bradford, and Marlon James were among the winners of the Locus Awards 2020 announced on June 27, 2020. The Locus Awards…View More Nisi Shawl, K. Tempest Bradford, and Marlon James are Locus Awards 2020 winners.
Colson Whitehead and Bernardine Evaristo are on the shortlist of the Orwell Prize 2020 announced on June 25, 2019. The Orwell Prizes, named in honour…View More Colson Whitehead, Bernardine Evaristo on Orwell Prize 2020 shortlist.
Helon Habila’s Travellers and Saidiya Hartman’s Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval are on the shortlists for the James Tait Black Memorial…View More Helon Habila, Saidiya Hartman on James Tait Black Memorial Prize 2020 shortlists.
Kei Miller, Okechukwu Nzelu are on the longlists for the Polari First Book Prize 2020 and Polari Prize 2020 announced on June 23, 2020. The…View More Kei Miller, Okechukwu Nzelu on Polari Prize 2020 longlists.
The shortlist for Prix Kourouma 2020 was announced on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Ahmadou Kourouma was the Ivorian novelist who wrote Allah N’est Pas (Allah…View More Prix Kourouma 2020 shortlist announced.
The shortlist for the Palestine Book Awards 2020 was announced on June 20, 2020. On the matter of the plight of our brethren, sistren, and…View More Palestine Book Awards 2020 shortlist announced.