Accra International Book Festival Awards 2018 winners.

Celestine Nudanu, Brooke C. Obie are Accra International Book Festival Awards 2018 winners.

Celestine Nudanu and Brooke C. Obie are the winners of the Accra International Book Festival Awards 2018 announced on January 9, 2019. The Accra International…

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A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.

African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019

Covering the length and breadth of the continent, here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2019. This list is regularly…

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

Meet the facilitators for the Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshops.

The team running the Goethe sponsored #AfroYoungAdult project have announced the facilitators for the workshops to be conducted across eight African cities. In September 2018,…

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Accra International Book Festival Awards 2018 shortlists

Accra International Book Festival Awards 2018 shortlist announced.

The Accra International Book Festival Awards 2018 shortlists were announced on December 27, 2018. The awards are the First Book Award and Independent Writers Award.…

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Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist .

Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist announced; no official winner awarded.

The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist was announced on December 16, 2018. No finalist will be awarded this year. The Golden Baobab Prize, established in…

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Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist announced.

Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist announced.

The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist has been announced today on December 7, 2018. The longlist features twelve African children’s authors and illustrators from six…

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Sharjah International Book Fair 2018: Yaa Gyasi’s “Homegoing” now in Arabic.

Sharjah International Book Fair 2018: Yaa Gyasi’s “Homegoing” now in Arabic.

The Arabic edition of Yaa Gyasi debut novel Homegoing was presented at the Sharjah International Book Fair 2018 on November 4, 2018. The translation of…

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Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 shortlist.

CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 shortlist announced.

The CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 shortlist was announced on August 2, 2018. The five in the running for the prize…

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Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2018 nominees announced.

Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2018 nominees announced.

The Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2018 nominees have been announced and feature writers and poets with African roots. They include Lesley Nneka Arimah, Peter Kimani,…

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