The Short Story Day Africa 2018 shortlist has been announced and features Agazit Abate, Michael Agugom, Michelle Angwenyi, Innocent Chizaram Ilo, Cherrie Kandie, Farai Mudzingwa,…View More Short Story Day Africa 2018 shortlist announced.
Magunga Williams is Kenya’s Creative Writing Blog 2018 winner. He was given the award at a ceremony in Nairobi’s Crowne Plaza on May 19, 2018.…View More Magunga Williams is Kenya’s Creative Writing Blog 2018 winner.
Novelist, short story writer and academic Pede Hollist and actor Hana Kefela kicked off Goethe-Institut Kenya’s Artistic Encounters 2018 on Friday May 11. The event…View More Pede Hollist, Hana Kefela kick off Goethe’s Artistic Encounters 2018.
The Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 shortlist has been announced. The writers in the running for one of the continents most coveted prizes are…View More Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 shortlist announced.
Writers from across the African continent converged on Berlin for the first African Book Festival with Chris Abani as the headliner on April 26-28, 2018.…View More African writers converge for Berlin’s first African Book Festival.
Joe Khamisi is the author of the book causing waves right now called Kenya: Looters and Grabbers, 54 Years of Corruption and Plunder by the…View More Joe Khamisi’s newest book focuses on Looters and Grabbers.
Troy Onyango, TJ Benson and Socrates Mbamalu are the latest recipients of the Ebedi International Writers Residency. They began their residency on May 2, 2018.…View More Troy Onyango, TJ Benson and Socrates Mbamalu at Ebedi International Writers Residency.
Rwanda writer Karen Bugingo launched My Name is Life with a packed audience at the Alchemist Bar, Nairobi on May 5, 2018. This her debut…View More Karen Bugingo launches “My Name is Life” in Nairobi
Writer Pede Hollist and actor Hana Kefela are the first to feature at the Goethe-Institut Kenya’s Artistic Encounters 2018. They will be performing at the…View More Pede Hollist, Hana Kefela to kick off Goethe Nairobi’s Artistic Encounters 2018.
Stanley Gazemba’s Forbidden Fruit has taken a journey to the United States with The Mantle publishers. The book first emerged in 2003 as The Stone…View More Stanley Gazemba’s “Forbidden Fruit” has gone to the United States
Nanjala Nyabola’s new book of essays called Digital Democracy, Analogue Politics: How the Internet Era is Transforming Kenya (African Arguments) is now available on Amazon.…View More Nanjala Nyabola’s book “Digital Democracy, Analogue Politics” now available
Kenyan poet Khadija Abdalla Bajaber has been announced as the Graywolf Press Africa Prize 2018 winner for her manuscript The House of Rust. She receives…View More Khadija Abdalla Bajaber is the Graywolf Press Africa Prize 2018 winner
The Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 shortlist was announced on March 12, 2018 with eight poets making the cut from the hundreds submitted. The Brunel…View More Eight poets make Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 shortlist
Fatin Abbas and Kiprop Kimutai are on the shortlist for being a Saint-Paul de Vence James Baldwin Writer-in-Residence. In honor of the 30th anniversary of…View More Fatin Abbas, Kiprop Kimutai make James Baldwin residency shortlist
World Read Aloud Day 2018 was hosted in various venues on the continent on February 1, 2018. In Kenya, the official event was at the…View More World Read Aloud Day 2018 hosted in Kenya, South Africa