Welcome to the African Literary Podcast Episode 6. In this episode, tell give you news from the African literary scene on awards to the books…View More African Literary Podcast Episode 6.
The Short Story Day Africa 2018 shortlist has been announced and features Agazit Abate, Michael Agugom, Michelle Angwenyi, Innocent Chizaram Ilo, Cherrie Kandie, Farai Mudzingwa,…View More Short Story Day Africa 2018 shortlist announced.
The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist has been announced. The Africa regional shortlist featured Harriet Anena, Fred Khumalo, Cheryl Ntumy, Michelle Sacks, Efua Traoré,…View More Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist announced.
The hardcover editions of Nnedi Okorafor’s Binti trilogy books with new covers as set to be unveiled in July 2018. In 2015, Nnedi Okorafor unveiled…View More Nnedi Okorafor’s Binti Trilogy new hardcover editions for July.
Ayesha Harruna Attah is the author of the new novel The Hundred Wells of Salaga published by Cassava Republic Press. This is the writer’s second…View More Interview: Five questions with Ayesha Harruna Attah.
The Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 shortlist has been announced. The writers in the running for one of the continents most coveted prizes are…View More Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 shortlist announced.
The Sunday Times Literary Awards 2018 shortlists were announced at a ceremony in Parkview, Johannesburg on May 12, 2018. The Sunday Times Literary Prize is…View More The Sunday Times Literary Awards 2018 shortlists announced.
Rwanda writer Karen Bugingo launched My Name is Life with a packed audience at the Alchemist Bar, Nairobi on May 5, 2018. This her debut…View More Karen Bugingo launches “My Name is Life” in Nairobi
Ayobami Adebayo and Lesley Nneka Arimah join 82 other artists from all over the world as MacDowell Fellows 2018. The MacDowell Colony is a US…View More Ayobami Adebayo, Lesley Nneka Arimah are MacDowell Fellows 2018
Lesley Nneka Arimah was announced as a Minnesota Book Awards 2018 winner for her short story collection What It Means When a Man Falls From…View More Lesley Nneka Arimah is Minnesota Book Awards 2018 winner
The Tell Your Own Story Literary Awards 2018 were hosted at the Lusaka University, Lusaka, Zambia on Saturday April 21, 2018. The Tell Your Own…View More Tell Your Own Story Literary Awards 2018 winners announced
Chinua Achebe’s work Things Fall Apart at 60 was celebrated with readings by some of the most well-known African writers working today at the South…View More Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” at 60 celebration
Kopano Matlwa’s latest novel is available in the US under the name Evening Primrose with Quercus as the publisher. The book was first published as…View More Kopano Matlwa stays winning with “Evening Primrose.”
Writer Pede Hollist and actor Hana Kefela are the first to feature at the Goethe-Institut Kenya’s Artistic Encounters 2018. They will be performing at the…View More Pede Hollist, Hana Kefela to kick off Goethe Nairobi’s Artistic Encounters 2018.
Stanley Gazemba’s Forbidden Fruit has taken a journey to the United States with The Mantle publishers. The book first emerged in 2003 as The Stone…View More Stanley Gazemba’s “Forbidden Fruit” has gone to the United States