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.…View More Three Africans on Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist.
E.C. Osondu is a judge for this year’s Fall for the Book Award 2019. Fall for the Book and the Institute for Immigration Research is…View More E.C. Osondu is Fall for the Book 2019 award judge.
Nkiacha Atemnkeng and Sada Malumfashi have started their Sylt Fellowship in the North of Germany. The residency runs from November 1, 2018 to January 31,…View More Nkiacha Atemnkeng, Sada Malumfashi start Sylt Fellowship 2018.
The Arabic editions of two titles by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie were presented at the Sharjah International Book Fair 2018 on November 7, 2018. The translation…View More Sharjah International Book Fair 2018: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie nonfiction titles now in Arabic.
Nnedi Okorafor’s Binti: Night Masquerade is up for the Goodreads Choice Awards 2018. If you get a minute, please vote for our colleague. The Goodreads…View More Nnedi Okorafor’s “Binti: Night Masquerade” up for Goodreads Choice Awards 2018.
Chuma Nwokolo’s The Extinction of Menai is on the PublishersWeekly.com top 10 fiction books for 2018. The Nigerian author’s novel was published by Ohio University…View More Chuma Nwokolo’s “The Extinction of Menai” makes PublishersWeekly.com top 10.
The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 longlist has been announced with nine poets in the running. The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature, worth US$10,000,…View More Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 longlist announced.
Ngugi wa Thiong’o novel Matigari is set for the big screen says Nollywood filmmaker Kunle Afolayan. Ngugi wa Thiong’o is one of the giants of…View More Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s “Matigari” set for the big screen.
The Ake Festival 2018 was hosted at the Radisson Blu in Lagos, Nigeria from October 25 – 27, 2018. It was days of masterclasses and…View More A snapshot of a memorable Ake Festival 2018.
Lesley Nneka Arimah’s short story collection What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky is the recipient of the Italian Bridge Book Award…View More Lesley Nneka Arimah wins Italian Bridge Book Award 2018.
The Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist has been announced today with twenty writers from ten African countries in the running. The Morland Writing Scholarship is…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist announced.
The Nommo Awards 2018 winners were announced at the opening ceremony for the Ake Festival 2018 on October 26. They are Tade Thompson, Kwabena Ofei,…View More Nommo Awards 2018 winners announced at Ake Festival 2018.
Invisible Borders Trans-African project 2018 heads from Lagos to Maputo over the dates of 20 August, 2018 – 23 November 2018. The writers who join…View More Writers join in Invisible Borders Trans-African project 2018.
The Ake Festival 2018 in Lagos, Nigeria from October 25 – 27 will feature a battery of guests from across the African world of books…View More Nuruddin Farah leads star studded guest list for Ake Festival 2018.
Soji Cole is Nigeria Prize for Literature 2018 winner for his play Embers. The announcement was made at a ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria on October…View More Soji Cole is Nigeria Prize for Literature 2018 winner.