Goethe-Institut presents #AFROYOUNGADULT: A talent-search for Young Adult Fiction from Africa

Goethe Institut’s AfroYoungAdult Anthology writers announced.

The writers who will feature in the AfroYoungAdult Anthology project by Goethe Institut were announced on March 1, 2019. In September 2018, the Goethe-Institut invited…

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Oyinkan Braithwaite, Akwaeke Emezi make UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019 longlist.

Oyinkan Braithwaite, Akwaeke Emezi make UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019 longlist.

Oyinkan Braithwaite and Akwaeke Emezi have made the longlist of the UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019 announced on March 4, 2019. The Women’s Prize…

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Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for Africa Prize 2018

Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2018 winners celebrated.

Tanzania’s Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan was the guest of honour as the Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2018 winners Zainab Alwi Baharoon and…

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Adel Esmat, Mohammed Al-Maazuz make International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2019 shortlist.

Adel Esmat, Mohammed Al-Maazuz make International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2019 shortlist.

Adel Esmat, Mohammed Al-Maazuz are the two Africans on the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2019 shortlist announced today February 5, 2019. The International Prize…

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Novuyo Rose Tshuma

Novuyo Rosa Tshuma makes Dylan Thomas Prize 2019 longlist.

The Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize 2019 longlist was announced today on January 31, 2019. On the list is Novuyo Rosa Tshuma for her…

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Zainab Alwi Baharoon, Jacob Ngumbau Julius are Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize 2018 winners

Zainab Alwi Baharoon, Jacob Ngumbau Julius are Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize 2018 winners

The Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize 2018 winners have been announced by the board chair, Abdilatif Abdalla today January 23, 2019. The two are Zainab Alwi…

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Veronique Tadjo

Veronique Tadjo to chair Orange Book Prize in Africa 2018 jury.

Veronique Tadjo is the chair of the Orange Book Prize in Africa jury announced on January 22, 2019. The other judges are Valérie Marin La…

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