The inaugural Kaduna Book & Arts Festival also known as the Kaba Festival was hosted from July 5-8, 2017 in Kaduna State, Nigeria in collaboration with the Book Buzz foundation.
Yejide Kilanko sophomore offering, a novella called Chasing Butterflies, will be available for purchase from February 22, 2018. Her debut novel was Daughters who walk this path. We recently featured
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the latest author to sign with new outfit Narrative Landscape Press giving them the Nigerian rights to most of her books. In December, we introduced our
The Ebedi International Writers Residency recipients for Feb/March 2018 are Chibųìhè Obi, Blessing Akinsehinwa, Silas Katung and Wole Ayoola. The Ebedi International Writers Residency Program is a unique initiative for
The Dusty Manuscript Contest, sponsored by GTBank, was launched in Lagos on February 8, 2018. Only Nigerian writers, organised in partnership with Okada Books and Farafina, are eligible to enter
Ayobami Adebayo and Zukiswa Wanner are the featured novelists for this month’s edition of Literary Crossroads at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi on February 23, 2018. They will be moderated by Aleya
Nigerian legend JP Clark launched his newest poetry collection Remains of a Tide at a jam packed event at the University of Lagos, Nigeria on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. JP
The Ake Arts and Book Festival 2017 was hosted in Abeokuta, Nigera from November 14-17, 2017. The Book Buzz Foundation, the festival organisers, have posted videos from festival guests online.
Nigerian Ayobami Adebayo and Zambian Kayo Chingonyi have been longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize 2018. Adebayo is on the list for her novel Stay With Me while Chingonyi is
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 Arbisala, Muriel Emekunle Davies, Ednah
The 9mobile Prize for Literature 2018 shortlist has been announced and the three writers in the running for Africa’s richest prize for a debut novel are Ayobami Adebayo, Lesley Nneka
Chuma Nwokolo gave a lecture “Superstate Africa: Kenya, Somaliland, and the Ghost of Biafra Past” at the Rift Valley Institute on September 28, 2017 as part of Storymoja Festival 2017.
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 of the continent. Writers and
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is set to be the Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award 2018 winner. Poets & Writers, founded in 1970, is one of the largest non-profit literary
Black Panther: Long Live The King (2017-2018) #1 written by Nnedi Okorafor and illustrated by Andre Araujo is now available for all lovers of comics. Black Panther is the one