International Prize for Arabic Fiction

Seven Africans make International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2019 longlist.

The International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2019 longlist has been announced with seven Africans making the January 7, 2019 cut. They are Iman Yehia, Habib…

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A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.

African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019

Covering the length and breadth of the continent, here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2019. This list is regularly…

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Omaima Al-Khamis is Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Arabic Literature 2018 winner.

Omaima Al-Khamis is Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Arabic Literature 2018 winner.

Omaima Al-Khamis was announced the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Arabic Literature 2018 winner at a ceremony in Cairo, Egypt on December 11, 2018. Naguib Mahfouz…

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Three Africans on Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist.

Three Africans on Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist.

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, Zinzi Clemmons, and Omar El Akkad are the three Africans on the Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist announced on November 19, 2018.…

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Two Africans make Almultaqa Short Story Prize 2018 longlist.

Mohammed Jaafar, Mansoura Ez-Eldin on Almultaqa Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist.

Mohammed Jaafar and Mansoura Ez-Eldin are on the Almultaqa Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist announced on November 1, 2018. The Kuwait based AlMultaqa Prize launched…

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Africans feature on UK Society of Authors’ Awards 2018 Shortlist.

Africans feature on UK Society of Authors’ Awards 2018 Shortlist.

Society of Authors’ Awards Shortlist 2018 features four African nationals. The four are Anietie Isong, Masande Ntshanga, Kayo Chingonyi, and Omar Robert Hamilton. The Society…

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Biyi Bandele, Mona Eltahawy, Noo Saro-Wiwa, and Sisonke Msimang.

Bandele, Eltahawy, Saro-Wiwa, Msimang are Bellagio Residency Scholars 2018.

Biyi Bandele, Mona Eltahawy, Noo Saro-Wiwa, and Sisonke Msimang are the Bellagio Residency Scholars 2018. The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Residency Program offers academics, artists,…

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