Oyinkan Braithwaite’s debut novel My Sister, the Serial Killer is on the Anthony Award 2019 shortlist announced on May 15, 2019. The Anthony Award is…View More Oyinkan Braithwaite novel on Anthony Award 2019 shortlist.
Billy Kahora’s long-awaited short story collection The Cape Cod Bicycle War And Other Stories makes its official world debut at Africa Writes Bristol on June…View More Billy Kahora’s “The Cape Cod Bicycle War” for Africa Writes Bristol debut.
Submissions from Nigerian writers for Sevhage Literary Prizes 2019 are currently being sought. The Sevhage Literary Prizes are an award from Nigerian organisations Sevhage Publishers…View More Submissions for Sevhage Literary Prizes 2019 sought (Nigeria only)
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s Manchester Happened is on the UK’s Big Book Awards 2019 shortlist announced on May 8, 2019. Big Book is an awards scheme…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi on UK’s Big Book Awards 2019 shortlist.
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi charmed residents of Nairobi and Kigali on her Manchester Happened East African tour. Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi won the Kwani Manuscript prize in…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi charms Nairobi, Kigali in “Manchester Happened” tour.
Lauri Kubuitsile’s newest novel Deliver Us From Evil was published by Penguin on May 1, 2019. Lauri Kubuitsile is the author of books for children…View More Lauri Kubuitsile’s “Deliver Us From Evil” is here.
Mbozi Haimbe is the winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 in an announcement made today, May 8, 2019 The Commonwealth Short Story Prize…View More Mbozi Haimbe is Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 winner.
Helon Habila’s newest novel Travellers, published by Penguin, will be available starting June 6, 2019. Helon Habila first came to continental fame when he won…View More Helon Habila’s “Travellers” for June 6 debut.
Jumoke Verissimo’s debut novel “A Small Silence,” published by Cassava Republic Press, will be available from July 2, 2019. Jumoke Verissimo writes poetry, fiction, and…View More Jumoke Verissimo’s debut novel “A Small Silence” for July 2.
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Sulaiman Addonia, and Diana Evans are on the Orwell Prize 2019 longlist announced today May 7, 2019. The Orwell Prizes are the…View More Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Sulaiman Addonia, Diana Evans on UK’s Orwell Prize 2019 longlist.
Fred Khumalo’s short story collection Talk of the Town was made available for your reading pleasure on April 19, 2019. Fred Khumalo is a Johannesburg…View More Fred Khumalo’s “Talk of the Town” now available for your reading pleasure.
The winners of the Golden Comar Prize 2018 award were announced in Tunis, Tunisia on April 28, 2019. The Golden Comar Prize was created in…View More Tunisia’s Golden Comar Prize 2018 award winners announced.
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s East African tour for her new short story collection Manchester Happened runs from May 9 – 17, 2019. Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi came…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s “Manchester Happened” East Africa tour.
Submissions are being sought for a Boston Review competition that will be judged by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor and Ladan Osman. Boston Review is a quarterly…View More Submissions for Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Ladan Osman judged Boston Review competition sought.
Toni Kan’s critically acclaimed and award-winning short story collection Nights of the Creaking Bed makes its UK debut today April 30, 2019. A few days…View More Toni Kan’s “Nights of the Creaking Bed” makes UK debut.