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.
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.
Shadreck Chikoti and Abu Sense will be the first artists to rock the stage for Artistic Encounters in 2019 at the Goethe Institut Nairobi on…View More Shadreck Chikoti, Abu Sense kick off Artistic Encounters 2019.
The Feminart Arts and Book Festival 2019 is set to be hosted in Lilongwe, Malawi from October 11-13. This inaugural edition will be run by a team…View More Meet the team running Malawi’s Feminart Arts and Book Festival 2019.
Poetry Africa 2018 was hosted at venues in Durban, South Africa from October 15-20, 2018. Here is a snapshot of events that went down on…View More A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.
Poet, academic and diplomat David Rubadiri has passed on. The Malawian’s family announced that he had moved to the ancestral plane on September 15, 2018.…View More Malawian poet, academic and diplomat David Rubadiri has passed on.
Marial Awendit is the Babishai Poetry Prize 2018 winner for his poem 38 Photographs of Depression. The South Sudan national was announced the winner at…View More Marial Awendit is the Babishai Poetry Prize 2018 winner.
The Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist was announced on July 21, 2018. Those in the running for the prize are Mbogo Ireri (Kenya), Mali…View More Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist announced.
The Babishai Poetry Award 2018 longlist was announced on July 5th by judges Prof Remi Raj, Rehema Nanfuka, and Alfred Msadala. The longlist of 35,…View More Babishai Poetry Award 2018 longlist announced.
The Babishai Poetry Prize 2018 judges announced on May 29, 2018 are Remi Raji, Alfred Msadala, and Rehema Nanfuka. The Babishai Poetry Prize was founded…View More Remi Raji, Alfred Msadala, Rehema Nanfuka are Babishai Poetry Prize 2018 judges.
Upile Chisala has two poetry collections namely soft magic and Nectar that lovers of poetry really need to check out. Upile is a storyteller, sociologist…View More Upile Chisala’s two poetry collections “soft magic” and “Nectar.”
The Women’s Poetry Festival 2018, organised by PEN Malawi, was hosted in Blantyre from March 19-21, 2018. The festival was preceded by a workshop and…View More Women’s Poetry Festival 2018 hosted in Blantyre, Malawi
Professor David Rudabiri was honoured with the David Rubadiri Sister Award for his contribution towards the promotion of poetry in Africa at a ceremony at Protea…View More Legendary poet and academic David Rubadiri honoured in Malawi
OkayAfrica has picked its top women for 2018 in a variety of fields. The women who made the list in African literature are Leila Aboulela,…View More OkayAfrica picks its top women in African literature 2018
The shortlists for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2017 and the Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2017 have been announced today. A large part…View More The Writivism prizes for fiction and nonfiction for 2017 announced