A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.

A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.

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…

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Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 longlist announced.

Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 longlist announced.

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,…

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Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018 winners announced.

Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018 winners 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…

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Babishai Director, Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva, with Alfred Msadala, President of PEN Malawi and Susan Kiguli

Women’s Poetry Festival 2018 hosted in Blantyre, Malawi

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…

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The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018

Seven African books shortlisted for The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018

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…

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Writers at the Festival Fim do Caminho 2017

African Literary Festivals you can attend in 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…

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Miles Morland Schorlaship 2017 judges Muthoni Garland, Ellah Allfrey and Olufemi Terry

The Miles Morland Scholarship 2017 shortlist announced

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…

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Mary Ononokpono

“The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story!” 2017 announces longlist

The team organising The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story!, a short story competition open to all Africans, has announced its longlist…

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Caiphus Mangenela

Writivism announces emerging writers to be molded for 2017 anthology

Writivism has announced the 29 emerging writers who will take part in the 2017 mentoring programme. The writers come from ten African countries. Every year…

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