A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.

African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019

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…

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Goethe-Institut presents #AFROYOUNGADULT: A talent-search for Young Adult Fiction from Africa

Meet the facilitators for the Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshops.

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,…

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Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist .

Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist announced; no official winner awarded.

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…

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Prof Tanure Ojaide, Harriet Anena are joint Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 winners.

Prof Tanure Ojaide, Harriet Anena are joint Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 winners.

Prof Tanure Ojaide and Harriet Anena are the joint winners of the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018. The announcement was made at a ceremony…

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Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist announced.

Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist announced.

The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist has been announced today on December 7, 2018. The longlist features twelve African children’s authors and illustrators from six…

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Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 shortlist

Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 shortlist announced.

The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 shortlist has been announced with Harriet Anena, Tanure Ojaide, and Servio Gbadamosi in the running. The Wole Soyinka…

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Dro, Tubosun, Masinyana, Ndlovu are Morland Writing Scholars 2018.

Dro, Tubosun, Masinyana, Ndlovu are Morland Writing Scholars 2018.

The Morland Writing Scholars 2018 have been announced today, Tuesday, November 27, 2018. The four are Edwige Renee Dro, Kola Tubosun, Sibabalwe Oscar Masinyana, and…

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Three Africans on Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist.

Three Africans on Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist.

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, Zinzi Clemmons, and Omar El Akkad are the three Africans on the Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist announced on November 19, 2018.…

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