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 of the African writing community
Twenty African writers have made the cut for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2017 longlist announced earlier today. The Writivism Short Story Prize celebrates writers from the African continent of
The African Speculative Fiction Society announced the contenders for the Nommo Awards 2017 on April 4, 2017. The writers announced are shortlisted for Best Novel, Best Novella, Best Short Story,
Writivism has announced the 29 emerging writers who will take part in the 2017 mentoring programme. The writers come from ten African countries. Every year Writivism announces those who will
The Imagine Africa 500 anthology featuring some of the continent’s leading names in speculative fiction this month. It will make its online debut on April 30. In November last year,
The annual Caine Prize Workshop ended yesterday at the Chaminuka Lodge near Lusaka, Zambia. The participants included previous winners of the Caine Prize, those shortlisted as well as some who
Alfred Msadala, a poet, short story writer and critic from Malawi, launched War Drums Are Beating; discourses off the anthill at the Blantyre Sports Club in the nations capital on
Short Story Day Africa has announced the longlist of this year’s anthology. The stories from writers from across the continent explored the theme “Water” in interesting and unexpected ways, and
This past month the The Story Club of Malawi hosted an international literary session at the Crossroad Hotel’s auditorium in Lilongwe. The evening included author and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga who
Here are some images and video from day five of the Haregysa International Book Fair 2015 taken by my trusty camera phone. Yusuf Serunkuma moderates Chuma Nwokolo, Okey Ndibe, Dr
The Hargeysa International Book Fair 2015 is winding down to the sadness of delegates, both local and international, who are interacting, learning and have become friends with one another. There
Here are some images and videos from the fourth day of the Haregysa International Book Fair 2015 taken by my trusty camera phone. Maimouna Jallow, Prof Niyi Osundare and Okey
Here are some images and video from the third day of the Haregysa International Book Fair 2015 taken by my trusty camera phone.
The action in the hottest literary festival happening right now continued in the biggest city in Somaliland on Monday. We had been enjoying the rich literary offering and world class
Here are some images and video from day five of the Haregysa International Book Fair 2015 taken by my trusty camera phone.