Lily Mabura’s new novel Remembrance was published by Longhorn Publishers on March 27, 2019. Lily Mabura is a writer who first came to the notice…View More Lily Mabura’s “Remembrance” published by Longhorn Publishers.
Nigeria’s newest imprint Cassava Shorts is set to issue titles by Chika Unigwe, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, and Toni Kan. There’s a new imprint in Nigerian…View More Cassava Shorts to issue Chika Unigwe, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, and Toni Kan titles.
Nuruddin Farah’s North of Dawn is launching in Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Nuruddin Farah, one of the most respected names…View More Nuruddin Farah’s “North of Dawn” to launch in Cape Town on April 24.
A. Igoni Barrett will reprise his role as a judge for the Graywolf Press Africa Prize 2019. Submissions for the prize open on May 1,…View More Submissions sought for A. Igoni Barrett judged Graywolf Press Africa Prize 2019.
The longlist for the South African Sunday Times Literary Awards 2019 were announced on April 21, 2019. The Sunday Times Literary Prize was founded in…View More South Africa’s Sunday Times Literary Awards 2019 longlist announced.
The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa, administrated by the Lumina Foundation, has announced a call for submissions for the Wole Soyinka Prize for…View More Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa 2019 call for submissions.
Aminatta Forna is on the Ondaatje Prize 2019 shortlist announced today, April 17, 2019, for her novel Happiness. The Royal Society of Literature’s Ondaatje Prize…View More Aminatta Forna makes Ondaatje Prize 2019 shortlist.
Leye Adenle is on the shortlist for CrimeFest’s eDunnit Award 2019 for his book When Trouble Sleeps. CRIMEFEST is a convention for people who like…View More Leye Adenle makes UK CrimeFest’s eDunnit Award 2019 shortlist.
The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist has been announced today, April 10, 2019. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded annually for the best…View More Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist announced.
The shortlists for the Gerald Kraak Prize 2019 were announced on April 3, 2019. Gerald Kraak was a South African writer, grant-maker, film-maker, and human…View More Gerald Kraak Prize 2019 shortlists announced.
The nine nominees for the Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires 2018 were announced on March 27, 2019. The Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires (Grand Prix…View More Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires 2018 nominees announced.
It was a rocking evening at the Goethe Institut in Nairobi as Kenyan actor Abu Sense gave a performance portraying Malawian writer Shadreck Chikoti’s Azotus…View More Shadreck Chikoti, Abu Sense blow away Nairobi at Artistic Encounters 2019 opening.
The Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize 2019 shortlist was announced today on April 2, 2019. On the list is Novuyo Rosa Tshuma for her…View More Novuyo Rosa Tshuma makes Dylan Thomas Prize 2019 shortlist.
The longlists for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2019 and the Koffi Addo Creative Nonfiction Prize 2019 have been announced on March 25, 2019. Writivism,…View More Writivism Short Story Prize 2019, Koffi Addo Creative Nonfiction Prize 2019 longlists announced.
Uzodinma Iweala, Trifonia Melibea Obono, and The Gerald Kraak Award Anthology are Lambda Literary Awards 2019 finalists. The Lambda Literary Awards, or the “Lammys,” as…View More Three African books are Lambda Literary Awards 2019 finalists.