The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018

Seven African books shortlisted for The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018

Eight African writers are in the running with seven books on cooking published in Africa at The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018. They are Yemisi…

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Writers at the Festival Fim do Caminho 2017

African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2018

Here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2018. 2017 promised and delivered to literary feast of festivals in all corners…

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Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature

Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 open for submissions

Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 is now open for submissions from Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, and Tanzania. The Burt Award for African Young…

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Miles Morland Schorlaship 2017 judges Muthoni Garland, Ellah Allfrey and Olufemi Terry

The Miles Morland Scholarship 2017 shortlist announced

The Miles Morland Foundation has announced the shortlist of 21 names for the 2017 Morland Writing Scholarships. The Morland Writing Scholarship is an annual award…

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Clockwise: Mohale Mashigo, Nthikeng Mohlele, Imbolo Mbue, Yewande Omotoso. Centre: Yaa Gyasi,

Africans make International Dublin Literary Award 2018 longlist

The International Dublin Literary Award 2018 longlist was announced today in Dublin today. The Africans in the running for the prize are Mohale Mashigo, Nthikeng…

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Elshadai Tesfaye

Elshadai Tesfaye wins Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature All-Stars 2017

Elshadai Tesfaye is the winner of the Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature All-Stars 2017. The announcement was made at a ceremony at the…

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Ama Ata Aidoo

Pa Gya! A Literary Festival In Accra for October 2017

The Pa Gya! Literary Festival is set to happen at the Goethe Institut in Accra, Ghana from October 20-22, 2017. It’s been a busy time…

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Ghana Writers Awards

Ghana Writers Awards 2017 shortlist announced

The shortlist for those in the running for the Ghana Writers Awards 2017 have been announced. Last year the first Ghana Writers Awards were hosted…

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Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2017 All Stars Clockwise from top left: Nahida Esmail, William E. Mkufya, Ruby Yayra Goka, Elizabeth-Irene Baitie. Centre: Elshadai Tesfaye

Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2017 All Stars unveiled

The shortlist for the Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2017 All Stars has been unveiled. The Burt Award was started in Tanzania in…

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Babishai Poetry Festival 2017

A snapshot of Uganda’s Babishai Poetry Festival 2017

The Babishai Poetry Festival 2017 was hosted in Uganda from August 4-6, 2017. There was a sea of activity in Uganda as the world of…

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Fred Kweku Forson

Babishai Haiku 2017 shortlist announced

The judges of the Babishai Haiku 2017 competition have announced the shortlist for this year’s competition. The Babishai Niwe Foundation started their Haiku competition in…

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Rufaro Samanga

Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction 2017 longlist announced

The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction 2017 longlist has been announced. Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction was born last…

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