South African Literary Awards 2017

South African Literary Awards 2017 winners unveiled

The winners of the South African Literary Awards 2017 have been announced at a ceremony in Johannesburg tonight. There was a dinner and a celebration…

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Clockwise: Mohale Mashigo, Nthikeng Mohlele, Imbolo Mbue, Yewande Omotoso. Centre: Yaa Gyasi,

Africans make International Dublin Literary Award 2018 longlist

The International Dublin Literary Award 2018 longlist was announced today in Dublin today. The Africans in the running for the prize are Mohale Mashigo, Nthikeng…

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Khalid Salleh, Jakki Kerubo and Oluoch Madiang.

Khalid Salleh, Oluoch Madiang, and F Simiyu Barasa win at Nyanza Literary Festival 2017

Khalid Salleh, Oluoch Madiang and F Simiyu Barasa are the winners at the Nyanza Literary Festival 2017. Over a dozen writers from all over Nyanza…

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Mwikali Mutune

“The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story!” announces shortlist

The shortlist for “The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story!” competition has been announced. The Short Story is Dead, Long Live The…

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Elshadai Tesfaye

Elshadai Tesfaye wins Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature All-Stars 2017

Elshadai Tesfaye is the winner of the Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature All-Stars 2017. The announcement was made at a ceremony at the…

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Mohale Mashigo

South African Literary Awards 2017 shortlists announced

The South African Literary Awards have announced the shortlists for the best work for 2017. Since its inception in 2005 the South African Literary Awards…

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Tunde Ososanya

Tunde Ososanya wins Ecuador- Nigeria Young Writers Short Story contest

Tunde Ososanya is the winner of the Short Story Contest for young writers from Ecuador and Nigeria announced on October 3, 2017. Ososanya and other…

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Ghana Writers Awards

Ghana Writers Awards 2017 shortlist announced

The shortlist for those in the running for the Ghana Writers Awards 2017 have been announced. Last year the first Ghana Writers Awards were hosted…

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