The Babishai Poetry Award 2018 longlist was announced on July 5th by judges Prof Remi Raj, Rehema Nanfuka, and Alfred Msadala. The longlist of 35,…View More Babishai Poetry Award 2018 longlist announced.
The Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2018 nominees have been announced and feature writers and poets with African roots. They include Lesley Nneka Arimah, Peter Kimani,…View More Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2018 nominees announced.
The Kistrech International Poetry Festival 2018 is set to happen in a series of towns in Kenya from October 3-10. The Kistrech International Poetry Festival…View More Kistrech International Poetry Festival 2018 for October.
The brilliance of Prudence Katomeni and Adipo Sidang’ was on display when they performed at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi’s Artistic Encounters on June 14, 2018. The…View More Prudence Katomeni and Adipo Sidang’ brilliance at Artistic Encounters
Prudence Katomeni and Adipo Sidang’ are the featured artists at the Goethe-Insititut Nairobi’s Artistic Encounters in June 14, 2018. They will be moderated by Zukiswa…View More Prudence Katomeni, Adipo Sidang’ for Artistic Encounters in June, 2018.
Poets Dami Ajayi and Umar Sidi go head-to-head at Konya Shamsrumi’s #MeetingOfBards on June, 2018. #MeetingOfBards is a discussion between two talented poets on their…View More Poets Dami Ajayi and Umar Sidi meet at Konya Shamsrumi’s #MeetingOfBards.
The Babishai Poetry Prize 2018 judges announced on May 29, 2018 are Remi Raji, Alfred Msadala, and Rehema Nanfuka. The Babishai Poetry Prize was founded…View More Remi Raji, Alfred Msadala, Rehema Nanfuka are Babishai Poetry Prize 2018 judges.
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.
Poets Koleka Putuma, Efe Paul Azino, and Titilope Sonuga have cashed in on their poetry talents with bank communication appearances. We are always happen when…View More Koleka Putuma, Efe Paul Azino, Titilope Sonuga bank on their poetry.
The Dylan Thomas Prize 2018 winner described as having an “original and distinctive voice” is Kayo Chingonyi. He goes home with the UK pounds 30,000…View More Kayo Chingonyi is Dylan Thomas Prize 2018 winner.
Momtaza Mehri, Theresa Lola, and Hiwot Adilow are the joint Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 winners. The three share the 3,000 UK pounds prize money.…View More Momtaza Mehri, Theresa Lola, Hiwot Adilow are Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 winners.
The Tell Your Own Story Literary Awards 2018 were hosted at the Lusaka University, Lusaka, Zambia on Saturday April 21, 2018. The Tell Your Own…View More Tell Your Own Story Literary Awards 2018 winners announced
Upile Chisala has two poetry collections namely soft magic and Nectar that lovers of poetry really need to check out. Upile is a storyteller, sociologist…View More Upile Chisala’s two poetry collections “soft magic” and “Nectar.”
The Women’s Poetry Festival 2018, organised by PEN Malawi, was hosted in Blantyre from March 19-21, 2018. The festival was preceded by a workshop and…View More Women’s Poetry Festival 2018 hosted in Blantyre, Malawi
Professor David Rudabiri was honoured with the David Rubadiri Sister Award for his contribution towards the promotion of poetry in Africa at a ceremony at Protea…View More Legendary poet and academic David Rubadiri honoured in Malawi