The Ake Festival 2018 theme and dates have been announced by the organisers. The festival will be happening in Lagos, Nigeria from October 24-27, 2018.…View More Ake Festival 2018 theme and dates announced. #AkeFest18
Kukogho Iruesiri Samson was announced as the GT Bank Dusty Manuscript Prize 2018 winner on June 13. Kukogho won the prize for his manuscript titled…View More Kukogho Iruesiri Samson is GT Bank Dusty Manuscript Prize 2018 winner.
Akwaeke Emezi and Nafkote Tamirat are on the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize 2018 longlist that was announced on June 14. The Center for…View More Akwaeke Emezi, Nafkote Tamirat make Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize 2018 longlist.
Africans have featured strongly on the BBC International Radio Playwriting Competition 2018 shortlist that was announced on June 12. The five are Iz Mazano, Bode…View More BBC International Radio Playwriting Competition 2018 shortlist announced.
Society of Authors’ Awards Shortlist 2018 features four African nationals. The four are Anietie Isong, Masande Ntshanga, Kayo Chingonyi, and Omar Robert Hamilton. The Society…View More Africans feature on UK Society of Authors’ Awards 2018 Shortlist.
Nnedi Okorafor’s Lagune, a German translation of Lagoon¸ is a recipient of the Kurd Laßwitz Preis 2017. The prize is handed out annually to the…View More Nnedi Okorafor’s “Lagune” wins Germany’s Kurd Laßwitz Preis 2017.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been awarded PEN Pinter Prize 2018 for her “refusal to be deterred or detained by the categories of others”. The annual…View More Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie awarded PEN Pinter Prize 2018.
The GT Bank Dusty Manuscript Prize 2018 longlist was announced on June 8, 2018. The award, open only to Nigeria nationals, has a list of…View More GT Bank’s Dusty Manuscript Prize 2018 longlist announced.
Poet Warsan Shire will headline the Africa Writes festival 2018 in London from Friday 29 June to Sunday 1 July 2018. The UK’s biggest annual…View More Warsan Shire headlines UK’s “Africa Writes” festival 2018.
Poets Dami Ajayi and Umar Sidi go head-to-head at Konya Shamsrumi’s #MeetingOfBards on June, 2018. #MeetingOfBards is a discussion between two talented poets on their…View More Poets Dami Ajayi and Umar Sidi meet at Konya Shamsrumi’s #MeetingOfBards.
Chike Frankie Edozien is a Lambda Literary Awards 2018 winner in the Gay Memoir/Biography category. The announcement was made at a ceremony hosted in New…View More Chike Frankie Edozien is Lambda Literary Awards 2018 winner.
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.
Poets Koleka Putuma, Efe Paul Azino, and Titilope Sonuga have cashed in on their poetry talents with bank communication appearances. We are always happen when…View More Koleka Putuma, Efe Paul Azino, Titilope Sonuga bank on their poetry.
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.
The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist has been announced. The Africa regional shortlist featured Harriet Anena, Fred Khumalo, Cheryl Ntumy, Michelle Sacks, Efua Traoré,…View More Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist announced.