Leye Adenle and Mukoma Wa Ngugi are the judges for a new anthology by Nigerian literary blog Syncity NG. Syncity NG founded by Mystique Syn…View More Leye Adenle, Mukoma Wa Ngugi to judge Nigeria’s Syncity NG anthology. (Nigeria only)
Richard Ali’s The Anguish and Vigilance of Things and Umar Sidi’s The Poet of Dust were published by Konya Shamsrumi Press last week. Konya Shamsrumi…View More Konya Shamsrumi Press publishes Richard Ali, Umar Sidi Poetry Collections.
Efe Paul Azino, Heran Abate, and Joseph Kaifala are off to residencies in different parts of the world. Residencies are an important part of the…View More Residencies: Efe Paul Azino, Heran Abate, and Joseph Kaifala.
Akwaeke Emezi is on the Wellcome Book Prize 2019 longlist announced on February 5, 2019, for her debut novel Freshwater. The Wellcome Book Prize is…View More Akwaeke Emezi on Wellcome Book Prize 2019 longlist.
Ope Adedeji is the winner of “The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story!” 2018 competition. The announcement was made today February 1,…View More Ope Adedeji is “The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story!” 2018 winner.
Akwaeke Emezi and Ahmed Bouanani were announced as PEN America 2019 Finalists on January 24, 2019. Emezi is in the running for debut novel Freshwater…View More Akwaeke Emezi, Ahmed Bouanani are PEN America 2019 Finalists.
Ngozi Ukazu and Tomi Adeyemi are finalists for the William C. Morris Award 2019. The William C. Morris Young Adult Debut Award, first given in…View More Ngozi Ukazu, Tomi Adeyemi are Morris Award 2019 finalists.
Ayobami Adebayo’s debut novel Stay With Me is now available in French. The book was released in France by Editions Charleston on January 9, 2019.…View More Ayobami Adebayo’s “Stay With Me” now in French.
Elnathan John newest nonfiction book Be(com)ing Nigerian: A Guide makes its official debut on February 6, 2019. Elnathan John is a Nigerian novelist, satirist, and…View More Elnathan John‘s “Be(com)ing Nigerian: A Guide” out on February 6.
Covering the length and breadth of the continent, here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2019. This list is regularly…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019
The Goethe-Institut announced the participants to take part in #AfroYoungAdult workshops in eight African cities in February 2019 on January 3, 2019. In September 2018,…View More Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshop participants announced.
The team running the Goethe sponsored #AfroYoungAdult project have announced the facilitators for the workshops to be conducted across eight African cities. In September 2018,…View More Meet the facilitators for the Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshops.
The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist was announced on December 16, 2018. No finalist will be awarded this year. The Golden Baobab Prize, established in…View More Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist announced; no official winner awarded.
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani was announced the Raven Award 2018 winner for her young adult novel Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree on December 5, 2018. The…View More Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani is US’s Raven Award 2018 winner.
Ben Okri will headline Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019. The festival with the theme “Transitioning from Migration“ is in its second year. In April, African…View More Ben Okri to headline Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019.