The cover for Fib and the Axe of Fury the debut novel for Nigerian writer Esosa Kolawole, to be published on June 30, 2019, was…View More Zuma Publishing reveals Esosa Kolawole’s “Fib and the Axe of Fury” cover.
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma and Diana Evans are on the Orwell Prize 2019 shortlist announced today June 10, 2019. The Orwell Prizes, named in honour of…View More Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Diana Evans on UK’s Orwell Prize 2019 shortlist.
OluTimehin Adegbeye is the winner of the Gerald Kraak Prize 2019 announced on May 23, 2019. Gerald Kraak was a South African writer, film-maker, and…View More OluTimehin Adegbeye is Gerald Kraak Prize 2019 winner
Dami Ajayi, Nick Makoha, and Koleka Putuma are the finalists of the Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2018 announced on May 24, 2019. The…View More Dami Ajayi, Nick Makoha, Koleka Putuma are Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2018 finalists.
Tomi Adeyemi’s debut novel Children of Blood And Bone won in the Young Adult category at Nebula Awards 2019 on May 19, 2019. The Nebula…View More Tomi Adeyemi novel wins at US Nebula Awards 2018.
The shortlists for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2019 and the Koffi Addo Creative Nonfiction Prize 2019 were announced today May 20, 2019. Writivism, the…View More Writivism Short Story Prize 2019, Koffi Addo Creative Nonfiction Prize 2019 shortlists announced.
Diekoye Oyeyinka’s 2014 novel Stillborn has gotten a new lease of life in French as La Douleur du Geant (Tears of the Giant). In 2014,…View More Diekoye Oyeyinka’s “Stillborn” is now “La Douleur du Geant.”
The shortlist for the Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 has been announced today May 20, 2019. The writers shortlisted are Lesley Nneka Arimah, Meron…View More Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 shortlist announced.
The Benue Book and Arts festival 2019 is scheduled to take place in Makurdi, the capital city of Benue State in Nigeria from June 20-22,…View More Benue Book and Arts festival 2019 for Makurdi, Nigeria in June.
Oyinkan Braithwaite’s debut novel My Sister, the Serial Killer is on the Anthony Award 2019 shortlist announced on May 15, 2019. The Anthony Award is…View More Oyinkan Braithwaite novel on Anthony Award 2019 shortlist.
Submissions from Nigerian writers for Sevhage Literary Prizes 2019 are currently being sought. The Sevhage Literary Prizes are an award from Nigerian organisations Sevhage Publishers…View More Submissions for Sevhage Literary Prizes 2019 sought (Nigeria only)
Titilope Sonuga’s poetry collection This Is How We Disappear was published by Write Bloody North on April 26, 2019. Titilope Sonuga is an award-winning poet,…View More Titilope Sonuga’s “This Is How We Disappear” now available.
The Niyi Osundare International Poetry Festival 2019 will be hosted at the University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State on July 15 to 17, 2019.…View More Niyi Osundare International Poetry Festival 2019 for July.
Helon Habila’s newest novel Travellers, published by Penguin, will be available starting June 6, 2019. Helon Habila first came to continental fame when he won…View More Helon Habila’s “Travellers” for June 6 debut.
Jumoke Verissimo’s debut novel “A Small Silence,” published by Cassava Republic Press, will be available from July 2, 2019. Jumoke Verissimo writes poetry, fiction, and…View More Jumoke Verissimo’s debut novel “A Small Silence” for July 2.