Sawiris Cultural Prize 2017 winners

Sawiris Cultural Awards 2017 winners announced in Cairo, Egypt

The winners of the Sawiris Cultural Awards 2017 were announced at a ceremony at the Main Hall of Egypt’s Cairo Opera House on January 8,…

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Huzama Habayeb

Huzama Habayeb wins Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature 2017

Poet, short-story writer, and novelist Huzama Habayeb is the winner of the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature 2017 for her novel Velvet. Naguib Mahfouz was…

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Erick Livumbazi Ngoda, Christine A. Odeph, Laimani Bidali, June Mwikali Kimuyu, Monica Olive A. Owoko, and Kenneth Kaigua

Anasoma Writing Contest winners feted in Nairobi, Kenya

The winners of the Anasoma Writing Contest were given their prizes at a ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya on December 5, 2017. Anasoma (“she/he reads” in…

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9Mobile Prize Literature 2017 longlist

9mobile Prize for Literature 2018 longlist announced

The nine books on the longlist for the 9mobile Prize for Literature 2018, formerly the Etisalat Prize, have been announced. The 9mobile Prize for Literature…

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