South African Literary Awards 2017

South African Literary Awards 2018 winners announced.

The South African Literary Awards 2018 winners were announced at a ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa on November 6, 2018. The South African Literary Awards…

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Safia Elhillo

Safia Elhillo’s poetry wins Arab American Book Award 2018.

Safia Elhillo is the poetry winner of the Arab American Book Award 2018 for her poetry collection The January Children. The Arab American Book Awards…

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Nnedi Okorafor’s “Binti: Night Masquerade”

Nnedi Okorafor’s “Binti: Night Masquerade” up for Goodreads Choice Awards 2018.

Nnedi Okorafor’s Binti: Night Masquerade is up for the Goodreads Choice Awards 2018. If you get a minute, please vote for our colleague. The Goodreads…

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Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018

Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 longlist announced.

The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 longlist has been announced with nine poets in the running. The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature, worth US$10,000,…

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Two Africans make Almultaqa Short Story Prize 2018 longlist.

Mohammed Jaafar, Mansoura Ez-Eldin on Almultaqa Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist.

Mohammed Jaafar and Mansoura Ez-Eldin are on the Almultaqa Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist announced on November 1, 2018. The Kuwait based AlMultaqa Prize launched…

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Morland Scholarship judges Muthoni Garland, Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, and Femi Terry

Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist announced.

The Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist has been announced today with twenty writers from ten African countries in the running. The Morland Writing Scholarship is…

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The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! 2018 longlist announced.

The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! 2018 longlist announced.

The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! 2018 longlist was announced on October 25, 2018. The Short Story is Dead, Long Live…

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Nommo Awards 2018 winners

Nommo Awards 2018 winners announced at Ake Festival 2018.

The Nommo Awards 2018 winners were announced at the opening ceremony for the Ake Festival 2018 on October 26. They are Tade Thompson, Kwabena Ofei,…

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Alian Mabancko. Photo/©-JF-Paga-Grasset-1

Alain Mabanckou is Zora Neale Hurston/ Richard Wright Legacy Award 2018 winner.

Alain Mabanckou is the Zora Neale Hurston/ Richard Wright Legacy Award 2018 winner for his novel Black Moses. The announcement was made at a ceremony…

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