Tjawangwa “TJ” Dema debut poetry collection The Careless Seamstress is coming out on March 1, 2019. The Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poetry is…View More Tjawangwa “TJ” Dema poetry collection “The Careless Seamstress” for March 1.
Botswana’s Companies and Intellectual Property Authority and Kenya’s eKitabu are on the Accessible Books Consortium Accessibility Awards 2019 shortlist announced on February 14, 2019. The…View More Accessible Books Consortium Accessibility Awards 2019 shortlist features two African organisations.
World Read Aloud Day 2019 was celebrated on February 1 in venues across Africa. World Read Aloud Day, an initiative that aims at ensuring that…View More World Read Aloud Day 2019 celebrated Across Africa on February 1.
Donald Molosi’s new book Dear Upright African published by The Mantle will be out on February 28, 2019. We first met Donald Molosi in Kampala,…View More Donald Molosi’s “Dear Upright African” out on February 28.
Poetry Africa 2018 was hosted at venues in Durban, South Africa from October 15-20, 2018. Here is a snapshot of events that went down on…View More A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.
The inaugural Gaborone Book Festival 2018 line-up has been unveiled with the festival set to rock Botswana from September 21-22. The guests include the Nigerian…View More Lola Shoneyin on Gaborone Book Festival 2018 line-up.
The Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 longlist was been announced on Tuesday, June 25, 2018. The longlist of ten features writers from Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya,…View More Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 longlist announced.
The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018 winners were announced with a ceremony in Yantai, China on May 26. The biggest winners were South African Nompumelelo…View More Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018 winners announced.
The Gaborone Book Festival Trust hosted a Book Night on World Book Day 2018 to celebrate the transformative power of books on April 23, 2018.…View More Gaborone Book Festival hosts World Book Day 2018 celebrations.
The first edition of the new Gaborone Book Festival 2018 is set to happen on September 21-22. The festival organisers are doing a trial run…View More New Gaborone Book Festival 2018 for September
The Women’s Poetry Festival 2018, organised by PEN Malawi, was hosted in Blantyre from March 19-21, 2018. The festival was preceded by a workshop and…View More Women’s Poetry Festival 2018 hosted in Blantyre, Malawi
Eight African writers are in the running with seven books on cooking published in Africa at The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018. They are Yemisi…View More Seven African books shortlisted for The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018
Tjawangwa Dema is the winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets 2018 is for her collection, The Careless Seamstress. Dema will receive…View More Tjawangwa Dema wins Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets 2018
Here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2018. 2017 promised and delivered to literary feast of festivals in all corners…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2018
The Miles Morland Foundation has announced the shortlist of 21 names for the 2017 Morland Writing Scholarships. The Morland Writing Scholarship is an annual award…View More The Miles Morland Scholarship 2017 shortlist announced