The 9mobile Prize for Literature 2018 has announced its new judges as it made calls for entries for the new edition. On May 20, the Etisalat Prize for Literature 2017 was
Sudan’s Bushra al-Fadil Is the Caine Prize 2017 winner for his story The Story of the Girl Whose Birds Flew Away. The announcement was made in London, UK on July
Zakes Mda and Greg Marinovich are the winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards 2017. The Sunday Times Literary Awards are composed of two awards, fiction and non-fiction, given by
Guinee’s Tierno Monénembo is the recipient of the Grand Prix de la Francophonie 2017, the most prestigious award of the French Academy, for his body of work. The Grand Prix
Fiston Mwanza Mujila’s debut novel Tram 83 is the winner of this year’s German International Literature Prize 2017. He receives it with his translators Katharina Beyer and Lena Müller. The
The Miles Morland Writing Scholarship 2017 opens its entries for entries on June 30. The entry period ends on Tuesday October 31st. The Miles Morland Foundation based out of London,
Angolan author José Eduardo Agualusa is the winner of the Dublin International Literary Award 2017 for his novel A General Theory of Oblivion. The Dublin International Literary Award, worth €100,000
The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction 2017 longlist has been announced. Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction was born last year as a prize for
Twenty African writers have made the cut for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2017 longlist announced earlier today. The Writivism Short Story Prize celebrates writers from the African continent of
The University of Johannesburg Prize for South African Writing in English has announced their shortlist for the year. The list includes names like Bongani Madondo, Yewande Omotoso, and Nthikeng Mohlele.
Black Letter Media have announced the judges for their The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! competition. They are Kgauhelo Dube, Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire and Sabata-mpho Mokae.
Akwaeke Emezi is the African regional winner for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2017 for her story Who Is Like God. She joins other winners across all the five commonwealth
Jowhor Ile is the winner of the Etisalat Prize for Literature 2016. There was a buzz at the Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria when the most hype award ceremony
The Caine Prize for African Writing 2017 shortlist announced today comprises Magogodi oaMphela Makhene, Lesley Nneka Arimah, Chikodili Emelumadu, Bushra al-Fadil, and Arinze Ifeakandu. The Caine Prize for African writing
Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin is the winner of the Committed Book Prize of La Cène Littéraire 2017 for his novel Le messie du Darfour“, a French translation published in 2016 by Editions Zulma. The solemn