Poet Warsan Shire will headline the Africa Writes festival 2018 in London from Friday 29 June to Sunday 1 July 2018. The UK’s biggest annual…View More Warsan Shire headlines UK’s “Africa Writes” festival 2018.
Writers from across the African continent converged on Nantes, France at the Alain Mabanckou powered Atlantide Literature Festival 2018 on February 15 to 18, 2018.…View More African writers converge on Alain Mabanckou powered Atlantide 2018
Academic, Writer and poet Patrice Nganang remains incarcerated days after being arrested by Cameroon security forces at the Douala airport on Thursday December 7. Patrice…View More Cameroon writer and poet Patrice Nganang arrested
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Tony Ilube, Imbolo Mbue, and Trevor Noah made the list of “100 Most Influential Africans of 2017” curated by The New African…View More Adichie, Ilube, Mbue, Noah make “100 Most Influential Africans of 2017” list
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
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…View More Africans make International Dublin Literary Award 2018 longlist
The shortlists for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2017 and the Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2017 have been announced today. A large part…View More The Writivism prizes for fiction and nonfiction for 2017 announced
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…View More Writivism Short Story Prize 2017 longlist announced
Short Story Day, Goethe Institut have announced participants to take part in ID Flow Workshop across the continent. The workshops will be facilitated by Efemia…View More Short Story Day Africa, Goethe Institut announce ID Flow Workshop Participants
Imbolo Mbue has won the PEN/Faulkner Fiction Award 2017 for her debut novel, Behold the Dreamers, about an immigrant desperate to become a U.S. citizen…View More Imbolo Mbue wins PEN/Faulkner Fiction Award 2017
Nnedi Okorafor, Louise Umutoni, Imbolo Mbue, Warsan Shire, Yaa Gyasi, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Okwiri Oduor made OkayAfrica’s 100 Women list. OkayAfrica is a popular…View More Umutoni, Mbue, Shire, Gyasi, Okorafor make OkayAfrica’s 100 Women list.
Bengono Essola Edouard. Photo/Nchanji Melvin Bengono Essola Edouard is the winner of the Bakwa Short Story Competition 2017. Bakwa magazine, the leading online literary and…View More Bakwa Short Story Competition 2017 winner announced
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…View More Writivism announces emerging writers to be molded for 2017 anthology
Here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2017. 2016 promised and delivered to literary feast of festivals in all corners…View More African literary festivals you can attend in 2017
The Goethe Institut in Lagos and Yaounde in collaboration with Saraba Magazine and Bakwa Magazine invites applications for participation in a mentored series of exchanges…View More Goethe-Institut in collaboration with Saraba Magazine and Bakwa Magazine