Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s short story collection Manchester Happened is on the longlist for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2020 announced on July 8, 2020.…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi on Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2020 longlist.
Colson Whitehead’s The Nickel Boys was announced the winner of the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2020 earlier today, July 9, 2020. The Orwell Prizes,…View More Colson Whitehead wins Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2020.
Kalynn Bayron’s Young Adult offering Cinderella is Dead, from Bloomsbury YA, was published on July 7, 2020. This blogger was first introduced to Kalynn Bayron…View More Kalynn Bayron’s Young Adult novel “Cinderella is Dead” published on July 7.
Lu Ain-Zaila was the final guest on Saturday at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 4 from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on July 4, 2020. She was…View More Lu Ain-Zaila at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 4.
Raoul Djimeli was the second guest on Saturday at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 4 from Yaoundé, Cameroon on July 4, 2020. Afrolit Sans Frontières, a…View More Raoul Djimeli at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 4.
Iquo DianaAbasi ended day 4 at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 4 from Lagos, Nigeria on July 3, 2020. She was hosted by Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda.…View More Iquo DianaAbasi at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 4.
Derek Owusu’s That Reminds Me was announced the winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize 2020 on July 2, 2020. The Desmond Elliott Prize is awarded…View More Derek Owusu is Desmond Elliott Prize 2020 winner.
Bernardine Evaristo, Candice Carty-Williams, and Oyinkan Braithwaite were among the winners at the British Book Awards 2020 announced on June 29, 2020. The British Book…View More British Book Awards 2020 winners announced.
Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse, Johary Ravaloson, Abdourahman A. Wabéri, and Dalie Farah are the finalists for the Prix Ethiophile 2020 announced on June 24, 2020. Prix…View More Prix Ethiophile 2020 finalists announced.
The winners for Zambia’s Tell Your Own Story National Book Awards 2020 were announced at a ceremony in Lusaka, Zambia on June 29, 2020. The…View More Zambia’s Tell Your Own Story National Book Awards 2020 winners announced.
The anthology for the K & L Prize 2020 was unveiled on July 26, 2020. The shortlist for the award was then announced on June…View More K & L Prize 2020 anthology published; shortlist announced.
Nisi Shawl, K. Tempest Bradford, and Marlon James were among the winners of the Locus Awards 2020 announced on June 27, 2020. The Locus Awards…View More Nisi Shawl, K. Tempest Bradford, and Marlon James are Locus Awards 2020 winners.
Colson Whitehead and Bernardine Evaristo are on the shortlist of the Orwell Prize 2020 announced on June 25, 2019. The Orwell Prizes, named in honour…View More Colson Whitehead, Bernardine Evaristo on Orwell Prize 2020 shortlist.
Helon Habila’s Travellers and Saidiya Hartman’s Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval are on the shortlists for the James Tait Black Memorial…View More Helon Habila, Saidiya Hartman on James Tait Black Memorial Prize 2020 shortlists.
The shortlist for Prix Kourouma 2020 was announced on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Ahmadou Kourouma was the Ivorian novelist who wrote Allah N’est Pas (Allah…View More Prix Kourouma 2020 shortlist announced.