Panashe Chigumadzi’s These Bones Will Rise launched in Harare, Zimbabwe on Saturday July 28, 2018. The Zimbabwean born writer was moderated by Memory Chirere. Panashe…View More Panashe Chigumadzi’s “These Bones Will Rise” launches in Harare, Zimbabwe.
The Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2018 Shortlist was announced on July 21, 2018. Those in the running for the prize are Chisanga Mukuka…View More Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2018 Shortlist announced.
The Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2018 longlist has been announced. The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction Prize is named after…View More Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2018 longlist announced.
The Sunday Times Literary Awards 2018 winners Bongani Ngqulunga and Harry Kalmer were announced at a ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa on June 23, 2018.…View More Bongani Ngqulunga, Harry Kalmer are Sunday Times Literary Awards 2018 winners.
Sol Plaatje: A Life Of Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje 1876 – 1932 by Brian Willan is sent to launch at the Sol Plaatje University, Kimberley, South…View More 700 page Sol Plaatje biography to launch at Sol Plaatje University.
Chike Frankie Edozien is a Lambda Literary Awards 2018 winner in the Gay Memoir/Biography category. The announcement was made at a ceremony hosted in New…View More Chike Frankie Edozien is Lambda Literary Awards 2018 winner.
Perpétue Miganda was the featured writer at the #KigaliLit event at the Innovation Village in Kigali, Rwanda. The event which was hosted on May 30,…View More Burundi writer Perpétue Miganda features at #KigaliLit.
Lerato Mogoatlhe’s travel memoir Vagabond is set to hit your bookshelves in September 2018. The book is published by Blackbird Books. Lerato Mogoatlhe is a…View More Lerato Mogoatlhe travel memoir “Vagabond” out in September 2018.
The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018 winners were announced with a ceremony in Yantai, China on May 26. The biggest winners were South African Nompumelelo…View More Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018 winners announced.
Fiction writer Nathaniel Z. Mpofu, nonfiction writer Pofela Ndzozi and poet ASA won big at the Bulawayo Arts Awards 2018. The Awards were given at…View More Nathaniel Z. Mpofu, ASA, Pofela Ndzozi win at Bulawayo Arts Awards 2018.
Welcome to the African Literary Podcast Episode 6. In this episode, tell give you news from the African literary scene on awards to the books…View More African Literary Podcast Episode 6.
Nigerian writer and lawyer Dele Ogun will be launching his book, A Fatherless People: The Secret Story of How the Nigerians Missed the Road to…View More Dele Ogun’s “A Fatherless People” to launch in June 2018.
Born for Greatness: Biography of Frank Leepa is the biography of South African music legend Frank Leepa. Written by Mpho A. Leepa and published by…View More Mpho A. Leepa’s biography of South African music legend Frank Leepa is coming.
Abubakar Adam Ibrahim is Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling 2018 winner. The prestigious award is given by the International Center for Journalists…View More Abubakar Adam Ibrahim is Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling 2018 winner.
The Sunday Times Literary Awards 2018 shortlists were announced at a ceremony in Parkview, Johannesburg on May 12, 2018. The Sunday Times Literary Prize is…View More The Sunday Times Literary Awards 2018 shortlists announced.